שופט

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See also: שופֿט

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Ugaritic 𐎘𐎔𐎉 ‎(ṯpṭ).

Noun[edit]

שׁוֹפֵט ‎(shofétm ‎(plural indefinite שׁוֹפְטִים, singular construct שׁוֹפֵט־, plural construct שׁוֹפְטֵי־)

  1. A judge, a justice: one who presides over a court of law.
  2. (biblical) A judge: an ad hoc leader in ancient Israel.
  3. (sports) A referee, an umpire, a judge: one who presides over a sporting match and makes decisions that enforce the rules of the sport.

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