also known as: Judaea Judah, Jewry
Hebrew: יְהיּד —transliteration: Yehud
Greek: Ἰουδαία —transliteration: Ioudaia —meaning: Judea, a Roman province
After the Captivity, this name was applied to the whole of the country west of the Jordan (Hag. 1:1, 14; 2:2). But under the Romans, in the time of Christ, it denoted the southernmost of the three divisions of Israel (Matthew 2:1, 5; 3:1; 4:25), although it was also sometimes used for Israel generally (Acts 28:21).
- Who and what is Judah?
- What is the Tribe of Judah?
- What is the Kingdom of Judah?
- What is a Jew?
- About ANCIENT ROME in the Bible