Definition of Judgement of Solomon in English:

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Judgement of Solomon

(In the Bible) the arbitration of King Solomon over a baby claimed by two women (1 Kings 3:16-28). He proposed cutting the baby in half, and then gave it to the woman who showed concern for its life.
Example sentences
  • Do we need to dispute ownership as if she were the baby in the Judgment of Solomon?
  • The texts were taken from the Vulgate and elaborated with original material, while the stories were essentially dramatic - Jonah and the Whale, Belshazzar, Jephtha, the Judgment of Solomon, and so on.
  • Another soldier is asked by the filmmakers about the Judgment of Solomon: ‘Who's the real mother?’

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