Definition of Hezekiah

1. Noun. (Old Testament) king of Judah who abolished idolatry (715-687 BC).

Exact synonyms: Ezekias
Category relationships: Old Testament
Generic synonyms: King, Male Monarch, Rex



Definition of Hezekiah

1. Proper noun. (biblical character) A king of Judah. ¹

2. Proper noun. (given name male from=Hebrew) of biblical origin. ¹

3. Proper noun. A supposed (but nonexistent) book of the Bible, often cited as a source of made-up quotations. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Hezekiah

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The comparison of these statements with the other accounts of Sennacherib's victories shows that the campaign against hezekiah failed in its principal aim. ..."

2. Old Testament History by Henry Preserved Smith (1903)
"The situation was, however, a difficult one for the youthful hezekiah, who came to the ... hezekiah, who thus inherited a situation not of his making, ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Bible, Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography edited by William Smith (1898)
"With respect to one of his prophecies (Ш. 12), it is distinctly assigned to the reign of hezekiah (Jer. xxvi. 18), and was probably delivered before the ..."

4. The Sermons of Mr. Yorick by Laurence Sterne, Wilbur Lucius Cross (1904)
"SERMON XVII THE CASE OF hezekiah AND THE MESSENGERS* And he said, What have they aeen in thine house ? and hezekiah answered, All the things that are in my ..."

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