Judith  


The Book of Judith is a deuterocanonical book, included in the Septuagint and the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christian Old Testament of the Bible, but excluded from Jewish texts and assigned by Protestants to the Apocrypha.



Although it was likely written by a Jew there is no evidence that the Book of Judith was ever considered authoritative or a candidate for canonicity by any Jewish group.

Amongst all Christian Churches who recognize this Book as canonical, only the Coptic Church celebrates Judith's memory in its Calendar of Saints on September 17. The canonicity of Judith is rejected by Protestants, who accept as the Old Testament only those books that are found in the Jewish canon.

It is not clear whether the Book of Judith was originally written in Hebrew or in Greek.
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Authorship: (Assumed)Judith
Scripture Type:Apocrypha 1885
In 1885 AD, 14 Gospels/Texts were designated as Apocrypha (doubtful) and removed from the Old Testament Bible (King James KJV). The Bible was reduced from 80 books to the current 66 books. This was 1852-years AFTER Jesus departed or 1488-years AFTER the Christian bible was finalised (canonised) read more
Further Reading: www.hti.umich.edu/bin/rsv-idx
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wesley.nnu.edu/sermons-essays-books/noncanonical-literature/noncanonical-literature-ot-apocrypha/judith/
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