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(יְהוּד, Yehud', Chald., Daniel 5:13, last clause; "Judaea" in Ezra 5:8; elsewhere "Judah;" Ι᾿ουδαῖα, Luke 23:5; John 7:1; elsewhere "Judah"), the nation of the Jews, i.e. the kingdom of JUDAH, later JUDAEA. "Jewry" also occurs frequently in the A.V. of the Apocrypha (1 Esdras 1:32; 1 Esdras 2:4; 1 Esdras 4:49; 1 Esdras 5:7-8; 1 Esdras 5:57; 1 Esdras 6:1; 1 Esdras 8:81; 1 Esdras 9:3; Bel 33; 2 Maccabees 10:24).


(See JEW).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Jewry'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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