Meaning of Judah
Pronunciation: ( j'du), [key]
- the fourth son of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 29:35.
- one of the 12 tribes of Israel traditionally descended from him.
- the Biblical kingdom of the Hebrews in S Palestine, including the tribes of Judah and Benjamin. Cf. Ephraim (def. 3).
- a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “praised.”
- judah (Thesaurus)