Asked in English to Hebrew
What is the Hebrew word for judge?
December 14, 2012 6:33AM
Verb: to judge = shafat (שפט)
A male judge = shofet (שופט)
a female judge = shofetet (שופטת)
judges = shoftim (שופטים)
The meaning is the same as in english, but if you are asking in terms of the biblical book of judges, it also implies a leader.
Judges = shohf-TEEM or שופטים