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Zedekiah

[ zed-i-kahy-uh ]

noun

  1. Also Zid·ki·jah []. the last king of Judah. 2 Kings 24, 25; Jeremiah 52:1–11.
  2. a male given name.


Zedekiah

/ ˌzɛdəˈkaɪə /

noun

  1. Old Testament the last king of Judah, who died in captivity at Babylon Douay spellingSedeciasˌsɛdəˈkaɪəs


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Zedekiah1

From Hebrew Ṣidqīyyāh “God is my righteousness”
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Example Sentences

This he did with extreme pleasure, and he assisted Zedekiah down-stairs with the toe of his boot.

The well-meaning but weak king Zedekiah he denounces with bitter scorn as a perjured traitor (xvii).

Abase thyself, King Zedekiah, for it is better thou shouldst be abased than that Israel should be laid low.

Nebuchadnezzar may come with all his men; he will find Zedekiah ready to meet him.

So the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of King Zedekiah.

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