Hebrew: יְהוּדָה —meaning: praise
also known as: Juda, Joda (Luke 3:26 NASB) and Yehudah
Judah is the name of various biblical men.
The name originated in Leah's words of praise to the Lord on account of his birth:
It was Judah that interposed in behalf of Joseph, so that his life was spared (Genesis 37:26-27). He took a lead in the affairs of the family, and “prevailed above his brethren” (Genesis 43:3-10; 44:14, 16-34; 46:28; 1 Chronicles 5:2).
After the death of his wife Shuah, he returned to his father’s house, and there exercised much influence over the patriarch, taking a principal part in the events which led to the whole family at length going down into Egypt. We hear nothing more of him till he received his father's blessing (Genesis 49:8-12).
Relatives of Jacob, son of Jacob
- Father: Jacob / Israel
- Mother: Leah
- Wife: Shuah
- Brothers: Asher, Benjamin, Dan, Gad, Issachar, Joseph, Levi, Naphtali, Reuben, Simeon, Zebulun
- Sisters: Dinah, etc.
- Sons: Er, Onan, Shelah, Perez and Zerah (Genesis 46:12)
- Daughter-in-law: Tamar
- Descendants: Jews
Genealogy of Jacob, son of Jacob in the line between Adam and Christ
Adam (the first human) →Seth →Enos →Cainan →Mahalaleel →Jared →Enoch →Methuselah →Lamech →NOAH →Shem →Arpachshad →Shelah →EBER (Heber) (patriarch of the Hebrew race) →Peleg →Reu →Serug →Nahor →Terah →ABRAHAM →Isaac →Jacob →JUDAH →Perez →Hezron →Ram →Amminadab →Nahshon →Salmon →Boaz →Obed →Jesse →KING DAVID
Judah, a Levite
Judah, an over-seer
He lived at the time of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 12:8).
Judah, a man in Christ’s royal lineage
(Luke 3:26 NKJV)
also known as: Juda (Luke 3:26 KJV) and Joda (Luke 3:26 NASB)
He has a son named Joseph (Yosef/Josech).
This Judah is in the lineage of Jesus by his mother Mary.
Mary ← Heli (Eli) ← Matthat ← Levi ← Melchi ← Janna (Jannai) ← Joseph ← Mattathiah (Mattathias) ← Amos ← Nahum ← Esli ← Naggai ← Maath ← Mattathiah (Mattathias) ← Semei (Semein) ← Joseph (Yosef/Josech) ← Judah (Juda, Joda) ← Joannas (Joanna) ← Rhesa ← Zerubbabel ← Shealtiel ← Neri ← Melchi ← Addi ← Cosam ← Elmodam ← Er ← Jose (Joshua, Jesus) ← Eliezer ← Jorim ← Matthat ← Levi ← Simeon ← Judah ← Joseph ← Jonan ← Eliakim ← Melea ← Menan (Menna) ← Mattathah ← Nathan ← KING DAVID ← Jesse ← Obed ← Boaz ← Salmon ← Nahshon ← Amminadab ← Ram ← Hezron ← Perez ← Judah ← Jacob ← Isaac ← ABRAHAM ← Terah ← Nahor ← Serug (Saruch) ← Reu ← Peleg ← Eber ← Shelah ← Cainan ← Arphaxad ← Shem ← NOAH ← Lamech ← Methuselah ← Enoch ← Jared ← Mahalalel (Mahalaleel) ← Cainan ← Enosh (Enos) ← Seth ← ADAM (created by God).
Other people and things named after Judah
- Men of the Bible