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Ahaz

[ ey-haz ]
/ ˈeɪ hæz /
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noun

a king of Judah, 735?–715? b.c. 2 Kings 16; 2 Chronicles 28:9.

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Also Douay Bible, A·chaz [ey-kaz] /ˈeɪ kæz/ .

Origin of Ahaz

From Late Latin Achaz, from Greek Áchaz, from Hebrew Āḥāz, probably a shortening of Yəhōʾāḥāz “God grasps the hand”
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