Judah the "Praised"
In Response To: Re: Who Was Japheth? ()

The Hebrew etymology of the name Judah comes straight out of Strong's Concordance. Judah is commonly referred to as "the praised", so probably the outstretched hand came to signify worship. It most likely signified something different in the ancient Greek representations of Cheiron, but I haven't looked into that. Maybe Cheiron was "father of all who can't talk without using their hands" (grin).

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