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Yĕhuwdah – יְהוּדָה – JUDAH


Stone: Turquoise

Attribute: The law of Yahweh

Strong's H3063 – Yĕhuwdah – יְהוּדָה - From יָדָה (H3034) –


Judah = "praised"

the son of Jacob by Leah

the tribe descended from Judah the son of Jacob

the territory occupied by the tribe of Judah

the kingdom comprised of the tribes of Judah and Benjamin which occupied the southern part of Canaan after the nation split upon the death of Solomon

a Levite in Ezra's time

an overseer of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah

a Levite musician in the time of Nehemiah

a priest in the time of Nehemiah


Gen 29:35 KJV - And she conceived again, and bare a son: and she said, Now will I praise Yahweh: therefore she called his name Judah; and left bearing.

Gen 49:1 KJV - And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days.

Gen 49:2 KJV - Gather yourselves together, and hear, ye sons of Jacob; and hearken unto Israel your father.

Gen 49:8 KJV - Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise: thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies; thy father's children shall bow down before thee.

Gen 49:9 KJV - Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion; who shall rouse him up?

Gen 49:10 KJV - The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

Gen 49:11 KJV - Binding his foal unto the vine, and his ass's colt unto the choice vine; he washed his garments in wine, and his clothes in the blood of grapes:

Gen 49:12 KJV - His eyes shall be red with wine, and his teeth white with milk.

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