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Harper & Row , New York
Judith (Jewish heroine) -- Fiction., Bible. O.T. -- History of Biblical events -- Fiction., Women in the Bible -- Fiction., Jews -- Fic
LC ClassificationsPZ4.W663 Ju, PS3573.I39 Ju
The Physical Object
Pagination592 p.
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Open LibraryOL5685421M
LC Control Number69017287

The oldest extant text of Judith is the preservation of –7 inscribed on a third-century A.D. potsherd. Whatever the reasons, the rabbis did not count Judith among Judith. book scriptures, and the Reformation adopted that position. The early Church, however, held this book in high honor.

Book of Judith, apocryphal work excluded from the Hebrew and Protestant biblical canons but included in the Septuagint (Greek version of the Hebrew Bible) and Judith. book in the Roman canon. Judith, oil on canvas by Giorgione, ; in the Hermitage Museum, St.

Petersburg. cm × 68 cm. © Read More on This Topic. The Book of Judith, believed to be written in the late second century or early first century B.C., recounts the story of God providing a woman, Judith, to deliver the Jewish people in a time of great need and despair.

In the story Judith lives in the town of Bethulia. Powerhouse: The Life and Work of Architect Judith Chafee (first book on an important American Southwest award-winning architect). 1 It was the twelfth year of Nebuchadnezzar who reigned over the Assyrians in the great city of Nineveh.

Arphaxad was then reigning over the Medes in Ecbatana. 2 He surrounded this city with walls of dressed stones three cubits thick and six cubits.

The Book of Judith —considered canonical by Roman Catholics, Apocrypha Literature by Protestants, and non-canon by Jews—tells the story of the ignominious defeat of the Assyrians, an army bent on world domination, by the hand of a Hebrew woman (Judith.

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Judith McNaught is a New York Times Bestselling author from America who is famous for writing a number of popular novels based on the romance and historical fiction genres. She is particularly known for writing down the highly successful Westmoreland Saga series.

McNaught was born on in San Luis Obispo, California, United States. Judith Herman, M.D., is professor of psychiatry, emerita, at Harvard Medical is also a founding member of the Women's Mental Health Collective.

She was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the Woman in Science Award from the American Medical Women's Association, and is a Cited by: Judith, BOOK OF.—HISTORY.—Nabuchodonosor, King of Ninive, sends his general Holofernes to subdue the latter besieges them in Bethulia, a city on the southern verge of the Plain of Esdrelon.

Achior the Ammonite, who speaks in defense of the Jews, is maltreated by him and sent into the besieged city to await his punishment when Holofernes shall have taken it.

Judith McNaught is the New York Times bestselling author who first soared to stardom with her stunning bestseller Whitney, My Love, and went on to win the hearts of millions of readers with Once and Always, Something Wonderful, A Kingdom of Dreams, Almost Heaven, Paradise, Perfect, Until You, Remember When, the #1 bestseller Night Whispers, Someone to Watch.

The Book of Judith does not exist in the Hebrew Bible, and is consequently excluded from the Protestant Canon of Holy Scripture. But the Church has always maintained its canonicity. Jerome, while rejecting in theory those books which he did not find in his Hebrew manuscript, yet consented to translate Judith because "the Synod of Nicaea.

A widely popular series penned by author Judith Berens is known as The Daniel Codex series. It contains a total of four novels released between and Every book of this series features the lead protagonist in the role of a CIA agent named Daniel Winters.

He fights to ensure the safety of two worlds. Title. An Apocryphal book in sixteen chapters. The book receives its title from the name of its principal character, Judith (= "Jewess"; in the Greek transliteration, Ἰουδείθ), a name found also in Gen.

xxvi. 34 (comp. the corresponding masculine proper name in Jer. xxxvi.

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14, 21, 23).The Book of Judith is a story written for house-hold reading, While it may properly be classed as. The book is filled with double entendres and ironic situations, e.g., Judith’s conversation with Holofernes in –8, 19, where “my lord” is ambiguous, and her declaration to Holofernes that she will lead him through Judea to Jerusalem (his head goes on such a journey).

The book can be divided into five parts: Assyrian Threat (–). Judith Pella is a Christian author that writes historical novels. Many of the author’s books have been produced in collaboration with Michael Phillips.

+Biography. Judith Pella read extensively as a child. She loved to listen to stories and, later on, acquired an affinity for telling them. And it wasn’t just books that consumed her. Judith Krantz is the author of many novels that include the book Princess Daisy, Mistral’s Daughter, and a number of other standalone novels including the book, The Jewels of Tessa Kent.

She has two omnibus collections of her work, each with three novels. She has contributed to the collection Selected from Dazzle. Judith is the third in a series of historical novels set in late eighteenth-century England written by the Irish-based author Brian its predecessors, Judith features as its protagonist a young independent-minded woman who tries to make her way in a largely inhospitable and sometimes terrifying world.

It was among Cleeve's most financially successful novels, Author: Brian Cleeve. Judith McNaught was born on in San Luis Obispo, California. She majored in Business at Northwestern University and held many jobs before becoming a writer.

Besides being an assistant director for a film, and comptroller for a trucking company, she was also the first female executive producer at a CBS radio station. Born in California inromance author Judith McNaught has worked as an assistant film director, president of a trucking agency, the first female executive producer at a CBS radio station, and as public relations director for General Motors, among other jobs.

McNaught is a graduate of Northwestern University. Her New York Times bestselling books include historic and. View the profiles of people named Judith Book. Join Facebook to connect with Judith Book and others you may know.

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Judith chapter 1 KJV (King James Version) This is a comment on what your wife saw concerning Jude 1 The Bible was completed at the close of the book of Revelation This means that God is not giving any new messages to us That is if we do not believe what is written in the Bible God s last will and testiment to us before his return there is no need for him to reveal.

The Book of Judith Chapter 1 1. Now Arphaxad king of the Medes had brought many nations under his dominions, and he built a very strong city, which he called Ecbatana, 2.

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Of stones squared and hewed: he made the walls thereof seventy cubits broad, and thirty cubits high, and the towers thereof he made a hundred cubits Size: KB. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for Judith Book.

Whitepages people search is the most trusted directory. For fans of Judith McNaught, it’s been a long wait for a new release. The romance author hasn’t dropped a new book in 12 years.…Author: Maureen Lee Lenker.

Judith Krantz () was an American author of numerous bestselling romance novels, including Scruples, Princess Daisy, Till We Meet Again, The Jewels of Tessa Kent, and Dazzle.

More than 85 million copies of her books have sold in more than 50 languages, with most having been adapted into either films or mini-series. Judith Butler is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley.

Among her books are Gender Trouble, Bodies That Matter, and Excitable Speech, all published by Routledge/5(23). Judith, book of. One of the canonical books of the Old Testament, so named because it contains the story of the Israelite heroine Judith. Judith liberated her homeland of Bethulia from Nebuchadnezzar by assassinating his general Holofernes.

The authenticity and the canonicity of the Book of Judith are strongly contested. Jews read and preserved. Judith was first discovered as an appendage to the Nowell Codex.

Though it is certain that the poem is a derivative of the Book of Judith, still present in the Roman Catholic Bible, its authorship and year of origin remain a mystery. Judith McNaught () is an American romance author credited with inventing the Regency Historical Romance.

She began writing her first novel Whitney, My Love inbut it was not published until Some of her most popular series include The Westmoreland Dynasty Saga, The Paradise Series, the Sequels Series which included the books Once and Always and .In the Book of Tobit it is the home of Gabael (Tb ;20; ; ;5).

* Chelodites: Greek Cheleoud, probably a corruption of “Chaldeans,” i.e., the Neo-Babylonians. * Mention of Persia suggests a postexilic setting for the book, since this area would have been designated Media before the middle of the fifth century B.C.FREE Background Report & Reputation Score () for Judith Book in Hobart, IN - View Criminal & Court Records | Photos | Address, Email & Phone Number | Personal Review | .