Judah

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Judah
Pronunciation "JEW-duh"
Gender Male
Other names
Related names Yehudah

Judah (Hebrew: יְהוּדָה – often transliterated Yehudah) was the fourth son of the Biblical patriarch Jacob (Israel).

Judah may also refer to:

Ethnic, political and geographic names and terms[edit]

  • The Tribe of Judah, one of the twelve Tribes of Israel whose members regarded Judah as their eponymous ancestor
  • The Kingdom of Judah, an Iron Age kingdom of the Southern Levant
  • Yehud (Babylonian province), a province of the Neo-Babylonian Empire since the suppression of the Judean rebellion in 585/6 BCE
  • Yehud Medinata, an autonomous province of the Persian Achaemenid Empire,
  • Judea, is the ancient Hebrew and Israelite biblical, the exonymic Roman/English, and the modern-day name of the mountainous southern part of Canaan-Israel
  • Judea (Roman province) incorporated the regions of Judea, Samaria and Idumea, and extended over parts of the former regions of the Hasmonean and Herodian kingdoms.
  • Jews, an ethnoreligious group and nation originating from the Israelites, or Hebrews, of the Ancient Near East derived from Hebrew "Yehudi" יהודי (literally, "Judean")
  • Judaean Mountains, is a mountain range in Israel and the West Bank where Jerusalem and several other biblical cities are located
  • Judea and Samaria, the Israeli government term for the territory generally referred to as the West Bank, but excluding East Jerusalem
  • Or Yehuda, a city in the Tel Aviv District of Israel
  • State of Judea, a proposed halachic state in the West Bank put forward by Israeli Jewish settlers
  • Ben Yehuda Street, a major street in downtown Jerusalem
Other places
  • Judah, Indiana, a small town in the United States
  • N Judah, a light trail line running on Judah Street (named after Theodore Judah) in San Francisco

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