|Meaning||Praised one; Woman from Judea|
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In the first half of the 1st millennium BC, an Assyrian king, Nebuchadnezzar, wanted to conquer Israel. An Israeli woman, called Judith, went to Nebuchadnezzar's general, Holofernes, and offered to have sex with him. Holofernes used to drink wine before sex. When he was drunk, Judith cut off his head and saved Israel.