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Hezekiah

[hez-uh-kahy-uh] /ˌhɛz əˈkaɪ ə/
noun
1.
a king of Judah of the 7th and 8th centuries b.c. II Kings 18.
Origin of Hezekiah
From the Hebrew word ḥizqiyyāh literally, Yahweh strengthens
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Hezekiah

/ˌhɛzəˈkaɪə/
noun
1.
a king of Judah ?715–?687 bc, noted for his religious reforms (II Kings 18–19) Douay spelling Ezechias
Word Origin
from Hebrew hizqīyyāh ū God has strengthened
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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.

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