Also Douay Bible, Jo·si·as [joh-sahy-uhs]. /dʒoʊˈsaɪ əs/. a king of Judah, reigned 640?–609? b.c. 2 Kings 22.
a male given name.
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How to use Josiah in a sentence
The patriarch, Josiah, had fought with the 42nd Wisconsin Infantry, marching all the way to Kentucky to battle the Confederates.
He has also tweeted as another Aaron Sorkin character, President Josiah Bartlet from The West Wing, for several years.The Man Behind ‘Newsroom’ Anchor Will McAvoy’s Fake Tweets | Ben Jacobs | July 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
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But not everyone, as the Texas Public Policy Foundation's Josiah Neeley pointed out to me, is here illegally.
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It was kind of Josiah to come, for he is an old man and lives a full mile above the village, half way up the ridge-side.
It is not usual for Josiah to be serious, either, for he is generally out of breath or laughing.
Under Asa, and also under Josiah, the people in their civil capacity with their rulers Covenanted too.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
"Even in a fairy story it 'ud be ridiculous to let a boy of fifteen beat a trained teacher," said Josiah Nummler.
Josiah Holbrook, a distinguished advocate of popular education, died, aged 65.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
British Dictionary definitions for Josiah
died ?609 bc, king of Judah (?640–?609). After the discovery of a book of law (probably Deuteronomy) in the Temple he began a programme of religious reform: Douay spelling: Josias (dʒəʊˈsaɪəs)
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