A widow named Judith hears that the elders will surrender. She tells them they are wrong. She will act based on faith. They accept her proposal.
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General Holofernes reconnoiters the city of Bethulia. His commanders suggest avoiding direct battle. Instead, they should stop the water supply so Bethulia dies of thirst. Meanwhile, Israel prays. Continue reading “Judith chapter 7”
After hearing Achior speak of Israel’s history, Holofernes bellows his contempt. He is going to annihilate Israel. He hands over Achior to Israel.
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Holofernes learns that tiny Israel has already showed up for battle. A man named Achior cautions Holofernes that his mighty army could be annihilated.
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The children of Israel are extremely afraid of General Holofernes. Confusingly, the Jewish high priest starts issuing military commands. Meanwhile, everybody fasts and prays. Continue reading “Judith chapter 4”
The nations are terrified of the vast army of Nebuchadnezzar. They send ambassadors who surrender unconditionally. Nonetheless, General Holofernes devastates them. Continue reading “Judith chapter 3”
Here are our bite-sized pieces of the Book of Judith:
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Here are some great verses to memorize from the Book of Judith:
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King Nebuchadnezzar is enraged at the disobedient nations. He will destroy them. He assigns General Holofernes to head a vast army of 132,000 soldiers.
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