- a king of Judah of the 7th and 8th centuries b.c. II Kings 18.
Origin of Hezekiah
Examples from the Web for hezekiah
Manasseh, Hezekiah's successor, pursued the opposite policy.History of Religion
In short you must come, and, like Hezekiah, I will show you all my riches.Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters
William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh
The Pharaoh who made a league with Hezekiah against Sennacherib.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama
E. Cobham Brewer
I s'pose you think it's curus we should a named our oldest son Hezekiah.
“I used to know you long ago,” said Hezekiah Grindley, rising.Tommy and Co.
Jerome K. Jerome
- a king of Judah ?715–?687 bc, noted for his religious reforms (II Kings 18–19)Douay spelling: Ezechias
Word Origin and History for hezekiah
masc. proper name, biblical, from Hebrew Hizqiyya, literally "the Lord has strengthened," from hazaq "he was strong, he strengthened" + jah, short for yahweh.