Josiah


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Jo·si·ah

 (jō-sī′ə, -zī′ə) Died c. 609 bc.
King of Judah (640?-609?) who attempted to destroy all forms of idolatry.

Josiah

(dʒəʊˈsaɪə)
n
(Bible) 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
Translations
Giosia
References in classic literature ?
Carey often stopped at the bank to deliver a message to Josiah Graves, the manager, who was choir-master, treasurer, and churchwarden.
The Conservative candidate had announced his intention of addressing a meeting at Blackstable; and Josiah Graves, having arranged that it should take place in the Mission Hall, went to Mr.
There were few people whom the Careys cared to ask there, and their parties consisted always of the curate, Josiah Graves with his sister, Dr.
Vagabond, errand-boy, vagabond, labourer, porter, clerk, chief manager, small partner, Josiah Bounderby of Coketown.
Being heated when he arrived at this climax, Josiah Bounderby of Coketown stopped.
The book likewise contained portraits of James Otis and Josiah Quincy.
I'll get right after Josiah to start one in the spring.
Captain Josiah Crawford's black schooner sailing down the channel, laden with potatoes for Bluenose ports, was a spectral ship bound for a far uncharted land, ever receding, never to be reached.
Rachel Lynde said "had actually managed to die at last after practicing at it for twenty years," and old Josiah Sloane, whom nobody knew in his coffin because he had his whiskers neatly trimmed, were all sleeping in the little graveyard behind the church.
Josiah Brown, of Laburnum Lodge, Laburnum Vale, Chiswick, and one to Mr.
Yet thence his lustful Orgies he enlarg'd Even to that Hill of scandal, by the Grove Of MOLOCH homicide, lust hard by hate; Till good JOSIAH drove them thence to Hell.
Josiah Duggar is taking a page out of his siblings' book by making his wedding registry with fiancee Lauren Swanson public.