[ ey-haz ]
/ ˈeɪ hæz /
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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”
Words nearby Ahaz
aha moment, ahankara, Ahasuerus, AHAUS, à haute voix, Ahaz, Ahaziah, ahchoo, AHE, ahead, ahead of one's time
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How to use Ahaz in a sentence
Ahaz was a wicked man and Hezekiah, his son, was a God-fearing king; Josiah was also the pious son of a wicked father.The Prophet Ezekiel|Arno C. Gaebelein
Ahaz had recognized the sovereignty of Assyria and visited Tiglath-pileser at Damascus.
The only time-measurer mentioned in the Bible is the dial of Ahaz, which will form the subject of a later chapter.
This probably necessitated the construction of a new staircase, which would naturally be called the staircase of Ahaz.
Ahaz in his extremity called in the aid of Tiglath-Pileser, offering him a heavy bribe and acknowledging his supremacy.Assyria, Its Princes, Priests and People|A. H. (Archibald Henry) Sayce