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Susanna.

1 Heroine of a story told in the Book of Daniel, in a chapter (13) placed in the Apocrypha in the Authorized Version (see DanielDaniel,
book of the Bible. It combines "court" tales, perhaps originating from the 6th cent. B.C., and a series of apocalyptic visions arising from the time of the Maccabean emergency (167–164 B.C.
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). Two elders attempt to seduce Susanna and are repulsed; they accuse her of illicit relations with a young man, but she is saved from punishment by young Daniel, who traps the false accusers in discrepancies in their testimony. Susanna has been a favorite subject of Christian iconography. 2 Woman who ministered to Jesus.

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unjustly condemned for adultery; later acquitted. [Apocrypha: Daniel and Susanna]

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rejects advances of elderly men. [Apocrypha: Susanna]

Susanna

1 Apocrypha
1. the wife of Joachim, who was condemned to death for adultery because of a false accusation, but saved by Daniel's sagacity
2. the book of the Apocrypha containing this story

Susanna

2
the book of the Apocrypha containing the story of Susanna, who was condemned to death for adultery because of a false accusation but saved by Daniel's sagacity
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