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Hezekiah

[ hez-uh-kahy-uh ]
/ ˌhɛz əˈkaɪ ə /
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noun
a king of Judah of the 7th and 8th centuries b.c. 2 Kings 18.
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Origin of Hezekiah

From Late Latin Ezechias, from Greek Ezekías, from Hebrew ḥizqiyyāh, ḥizqīyāhū, literally, “God strengthens”

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British Dictionary definitions for Hezekiah

Hezekiah
/ (ˌhɛzəˈkaɪə) /

noun
a king of Judah ?715–?687 bc, noted for his religious reforms (II Kings 18–19)Douay spelling: Ezechias

Word Origin for Hezekiah

from Hebrew hizqīyyāh ū God has strengthened
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