0 Judith : Absurdity

God ...hath cut off the head of all the unbelievers this night by my hand. 13:27

Trivia: Whose head was cut off by Judith and hung on a wall?

Judith : Absurdity (27)

  1. King Arphaxad built a very strong city. He made the walls 30 meters thick and 13 meters high, with towers that were 44 meters high. 1:1-2
  2. King Nabuchodonosor announced that he would take revenge on everyone. He told his officials that he would rule the entire earth. 2:1-2
  3. Holofernes gathered an army of 120,000 soldiers and 12,000 archers and horsemen. 2:7
  4. Holofernes went out with his army and covered the entire earth like locusts. 2:11
  5. King Nabuchodonosor commanded all the gods on earth be destroyed, so that only he would be called God. 3:13
  6. The priests put on haircloths and forced little children to lie prostrate in the temple, whose altar was covered in haircloth. 4:8
  7. The priest said, "Remember how Moses defeated Amalec, not with force but with prayers." 4:12
  8. So they sacrificed animals to God, while girded in sackcloth with ashes on their heads. 4:15
  9. Holofernes's army had 120,000 footmen, 22,000 horsemen. 7:1-2
  10. When the Israelites saw them, they prostrated themselves on the ground, put ashes on their heads, and prayed. 7:4
  11. Judith wore haircloth on her loins and fasted every day. 8:6
  12. Those who murmured against the Lord were punished by serpents. 8:25
  13. Judith put on her haircloth, put ashes on her head, fell down prostrate 9:1
  14. When Holofernes saw her he couldn't take his eyes off her. His officers said, "Who can despise the Hebrews when they have such beautiful women?" 10:17-18
  15. Holofernes and his servants said Judith was the most beautiful woman on earth. 11:19
  16. Blessed art thou [Judith], O daughter, by the Lord the most high God, above all women upon the earth. (For cutting of Holofernes head while he was passed out drunk.) 13:23
  17. Judith said to the people, "Hang this head on our walls." 14:1
  18. When Achior saw what God had done, he left the gentile religion, got circumcised, and joined the religion of Israel, along with his entire family. 14:6
  19. And in the morninig, they hung up the head of Holofernes on the wall, with every man taking up arms and shouting. 14:7
  20. Then all of the Assyrian army chiefs tore their clothes 14:17
  21. When the Assyrian army heard that Holofernes was beheaded, they were afraid, and ran away. 15:1-2
  22. Everyone blessed Judtih, saying in unison: You never had sex with any man except for your husband. That's why God made you strong and why you'll be blessed forever. 15:10-11
  23. It took thirty days for the people to gather all of the Assyrian's belongings. 15:13
  24. God delivered him into the hands of a woman, and killed him. Judith weakened him with her beautiful face. 16:7-8
  25. God captured his soul with her beauty and cut off his had with a sword. 16:11
  26. The face of God melts rocks. 16:18
  27. She lived in her husband's house for 105 years. 16:28

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