Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #3063: Yhuwdah (pronounced yeh-hoo-daw')

from 3034; celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory:--Judah.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



Judah = "praised"

1) the son of Jacob by Leah

2) the tribe descended from Judah the son of Jacob

3) the territory occupied by the tribe of Judah

4) 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

5) a Levite in Ezra' s time

6) an overseer of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah

7) a Levite musician in the time of Nehemiah

8) a priest in the time of Nehemiah

Part of Speech: noun proper masculine

Relation: from H3034


This word is used 820 times:

Genesis 29:35: "therefore she called his name Judah; and left bearing."
Genesis 35:23: "firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun:"
Genesis 37:26: " And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay"
Genesis 38:1: "And it came to pass at that time, that Judah went down from his brethren,"
Genesis 38:2: " And Judah saw there a daughter of a certain Canaanite, whose name was Shuah;"
Genesis 38:6: " And Judah took a wife for Er his firstborn, whose name was Tamar."
Genesis 38:7: "And Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the LORD; and the LORD"
Genesis 38:8: " And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and marry"
Genesis 38:11: "Then said Judah to Tamar his daughter-in-law, Remain a widow at thy father's house,"
Genesis 38:12: "And in process of time the daughter of Shuah Judah's wife died; and Judah"
Genesis 38:12: "of Shuah Judah's wife died; and Judah was comforted, and went up unto"
Genesis 38:15: " When Judah saw her, he thought her to be a harlot; because she had covered her face."
Genesis 38:20: " And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite,"
Genesis 38:22: "And he returned to Judah, and said, I cannot find her; and also the men"
Genesis 38:23: " And Judah said, Let her take it to her, lest we be shamed: behold, I sent"
Genesis 38:24: "about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter-in-law"
Genesis 38:24: "and also, behold, she is with child And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt."
Genesis 38:26: " And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She hath been more righteous than I; because that"
Genesis 43:3: " And Judah spoke unto him, saying, The man did solemnly protest unto us, saying,"
Genesis 43:8: " And Judah said unto Israel his father, Send the lad with"
Genesis 44:14: " And Judah and his brethren came to Joseph's house; for he was yet there:"
Genesis 44:16: " And Judah said, What shall we say unto my lord? what shall we speak? or how"
Genesis 44:18: " Then Judah came near unto him, and said, Oh my lord, let thy servant, I pray thee,"
Genesis 46:12: "And the sons of Judah; Er, and Onan, and Shelah, and Pharez, and Zerah: but Er"
Genesis 46:28: "And he sent Judah before him unto Joseph, to direct his face unto Goshen;"
Genesis 49:8: " Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise: thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies; thy father's"
Genesis 49:9: " Judah is a lion's whelp: from the prey, my son, thou art gone up: he stooped down,"
Genesis 49:10: "The scepter shall not depart from Judah, from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between"
Exodus 1:2: "Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah,"
Exodus 31:2: "the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:"
Exodus 35:30: "of Hur, of the tribe of Judah;"
Exodus 38:22: "the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made all that"
Numbers 1:7: " Of Judah; Nahshon the son of Amminadab."
Numbers 1:26: "Of the children of Judah, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names,"
Numbers 1:27: "Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Judah, were threescore and fourteen thousand and six hundred."
Numbers 2:3: "toward the rising of the sun shall they of the standard of the camp of Judah pitch throughout their armies: and Nahshon the son"
Numbers 2:3: "of Amminadab shall be captain of the children of Judah."
Numbers 2:9: "All that were numbered in the camp of Judah were a hundred thousand and fourscore thousand"
Numbers 7:12: "the son of Amminadab, of the tribe of Judah:"
Numbers 10:14: "the standard of the camp of the children of Judah according to their armies: and over his host was Nahshon"
Numbers 13:6: "Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh."
Numbers 26:19: "The sons of Judah were Er and Onan: and Er and Onan died in the land"
Numbers 26:20: "And the sons of Judah after their families were; of Shelah, the family of the Shelanites: of Pharez,"
Numbers 26:22: "These are the families of Judah according to those that were numbered of them, threescore and sixteen thousand and five"
Numbers 34:19: "of the men are these: Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh."
Deuteronomy 27:12: "Jordan; Simeon, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin:"
Deuteronomy 33:7: "And this is the blessing of Judah: and he said, Hear, LORD, the voice of Judah, and bring"
Deuteronomy 33:7: "Hear, LORD, the voice of Judah, and bring him unto his people: let his hands"
Deuteronomy 34:2: "and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah, unto the utmost sea,"
Joshua 7:1: "the son of Zerah, of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger"

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