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Judith

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Judith, book of the Apocrypha of the Authorized Version of the Bible, present in the Old Testament of the Western canon but not in the Hebrew Bible. It tells how a young Jewish widow, Judith, saves her city, Bethulia, by seducing and murdering the Assyrian general Holofernes.

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