Judith

(Jewess, or praised).

+ The daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and wife of Esau. (Genesis 26:34) (B.C. 1797.)

+ The heroine of the apocryphal book which bears her name, who appears as an ideal type of piety, Judith 8:6, beauty, ch. 11:21, courage and chastity. ch. 16:22 ff.