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 (hĕz′ĭ-kī′ə) also Ez·e·ki·as (ĕz′ĭ-kī′əs) fl. 715?-686? bc.
King of Judah who, according to the Bible, sought to abolish idolatry and restore worship of Yahweh.


(Bible) a king of Judah ?715–?687 bc, noted for his religious reforms (II Kings 18–19). Douay spelling: Ezechias
[from Hebrew hizqīyyāh ū God has strengthened]


(ˌhɛz əˈkaɪ ə)

a king of Judah of the 7th and 8th centuries B.C. II Kings 18.
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We visited the pool of Hezekiah, where David saw Uriah's wife coming from the bath and fell in love with her.
by 1 Grey Fox 0--2--3"; they are not now found here; and in his ledger, Feb, 7th, 1743, Hezekiah Stratton has credit "by 1/2 a Catt skin 0--1--4+"; of course, a wild-cat, for Stratton was a sergeant in the old French war, and would not have got credit for hunting less noble game.
seal mark that may have been made by the prophet Isaiah himself only 10 feet away from where we earlier discovered the highly-publicized bulla of King Hezekiah of Judah," said Dr.
Kenya Power Coast regional manager Hezekiah Mwalwala said non-payment of bills had affected its finances since it must also pay bills to KenGen and other electricity generating companies.
The letter is signed by Chairman Bernard Chahilu, Secretary Hezekiah Kisali and Treasurer Jotham Savatia.
Some of you may remember seeing Christopher Ervin and Abraham's Descendants on The Word Network as they were a featured choir in Bishop Hezekiah Walker's, Choir Fest in 2013.
Between the houses of the Christian Quarter lies the Pool of Hezekiah.
Bill and Joseph enlisted in 1914 but youngest brother Hezekiah remained at home because he was under-age.
And some of the elders of the land arose and said to the entire assemblage of the people, Micah the Morashtite, who prophesied in the days of King Hezekiah of Judah, said to all the people of Judah: "Thus said the Lord of Hosts: Zion shall be plowed as a field, Jerusalem shall become heaps of ruins and the Temple Mount a shrine in the woods.
Hezekiah Walker's song entitled God Favored Me couldn't have been released at a better time.
The discovery of Hezekiah's royal seal impression in the Ophel excavations "vividly brings to life the Biblical narratives about King Hezekiah, and the activity conducted during his lifetime in Jerusalem's Royal Quarter," says the Hebrew University.
Hezekiah became the father of Manasseh, Manasseh the father of Amos, Amos the father of Josiah.