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What is the Hebrew word for judge?

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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