Jews in the Bible
A corrupted form, doubtless, of Judah, and applied to the people of the kingdom of Judah and Benjamin
- 2 Kings 16:6 At that time Rezin king of Syria recovered Elath to Syria, and drave the Jews from Elath: and the Syrians came to Elath, and dwelt there unto this day.
- 2 Kings 25:25 But it came to pass in the seventh month, that Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, the son of Elishama, of the seed royal, came, and ten men with him, and smote Gedaliah, that he died, and the Jews and the Chaldees that were with him at Mizpah.
- 2 Chronicles 32:18 Then they cried with a loud voice in the Jews' speech unto the people of Jerusalem that were on the wall, to affright them, and to trouble them; that they might take the city.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for JEWS.
(After the dissolution of the kingdom of Israel the name was applied to all Israelites, as well as to those of the two remaining tribes) See ISRAEL
⇒Definition of jew
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Jews.