or more correctly OLOFERNES, was, according to the book of Judith, a general of Nebuchadnezzar king of the Assyrians., Judith 2:4, who was slain by the Jewish heroine Judith during the siege of Bethulia. (B.C. 350.)
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Holofernes,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".