(jew' ehssss) Female Jew. Timothy's mother was Jewish, but his father was not (Acts 16:1). Drusilla, the wife of Felix the Roman governor, was a Jewess (Acts 24:24).
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'JEWESS'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".