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Is there a Quotation from Judith in 1 Corinthians?

Overview Reading Judith, I came across very familiar-sounding words 'murmured, and were destroyed by the destroyer, and perished by serpents:' Judith 8:22-25 (DRB) They must remember how our father ...
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In [Judith 10-15], How can God be pleased to allow Judith to speak lies in order to maintain Exodus 20:5, if Proverbs 12:22 is true?

In Judith chapters 10-11, the honest prophetess Judith temporarily becomes a liar to defend Israel by spreading false information about Israel in [Judith 10:12] and [Judith 11:12-19] to deceptively ...
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Does the book of Judith exist?

I have heard about the book of Judith. Does this book exist and if so who wrote it and where can I find a copy in English?
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In Judith 13:31 in Vulgate, it says "Benedicta tu a Deo tuo in omni tabernaculo Jacob". Who is that Jacob and why is it in nominative?

In Judith 13:31 in Vulgate, it says "Benedicta tu a Deo tuo in omni tabernaculo Jacob". Who is that Jacob and why is it in nominative? I guess it is supposed to mean "May you be blessed ...
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In Judith 8:34 in Vulgate, it says: "Et revertentes abierunt.". What could it possibly mean?

In Judith 8:34 in Vulgate, it says: "Et revertentes abierunt.". What could it possibly mean? "And they left while returning."? Is not that self-contradictory? If possible, I would ...
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In Judith 14:17, why did everybody strip off their clothing ("sciderunt omnes vestimenta sua") when they heard Holofernes died?

In Judith 14:17, why did everybody strip off their clothing ("sciderunt omnes vestimenta sua") when they heard Holofernes died? Was that some kind of custom back then? If so, it was ...