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Judith (Douay-Reims Bible)
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Judith: Sex

  1. Judith wore haircloth on her loins. (She was an especially virtuous woman.) 8:6

  2. Holofernes gets drunk and falls in lust with Judith. 12:17-20

  3. Judith shows off the head of Holofernes, assuring everyone that no sex was involved in the performance of the murderous deed. 13:17-20

  4. When Achior (the leader of the Ammonites) saw what God had done (helped Judith cut off a drunken man's head) he immediately converted to Judaism and cut off his own foreskin. 14:6