[ahy-zey-uh or, esp. British, ahy-zahy-uh]
Also called Isaiah of Jerusalem. a Major Prophet of the 8th century b.c.
a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Isa.
a male given name.
Origin of Isaiah
From the Hebrew word yəshaʿyāhū literally, Yahweh's salvation
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noun Old Testament
the first of the major Hebrew prophets, who lived in the 8th century bc
the book of his and others' prophecies
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masc. proper name, name of a biblical prophet, from Hebrew Yesha'yah, abbreviated form of Yesha'yahu, literally "salvation of the Lord," from yesha, yeshua "salvation, deliverance."
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