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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.
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(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]
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(ˌhɛz əˈkaɪ ə)

a king of Judah of the 7th and 8th centuries B.C. II Kings 18.
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Noun1.Hezekiah - (Old Testament) king of Judah who abolished idolatry (715-687 BC)Hezekiah - (Old Testament) king of Judah who abolished idolatry (715-687 BC)
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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References in classic literature ?
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.
Robert Gwaro Ouko, a member of 4x400 metres relay team that won gold for Kenya at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, has passed on aged 70.Ouko, who has been ailing for a while, died at 10pm on Sunday night at his Ngong home.His death leaves two surviving members of that famous quartet -- Charles Asati and Hezekiah Nyamao -- as the other team member, Julius Sang, died on April 9, 2004.
The two puny tribes of Judah, under their king Hezekiah, were left isolated.
He alleged that the defendant stole one Techno LA7 Pro Android phone valued N50,000, the property of one Oladipupo Hezekiah.
The other story about the missing 40 minutes (to add to the 23 hours and 20 minutes in the Book of Joshua to complete one day) is about Hezekiah, king of Judah for 29 years.
According to the regional Officer Togbah, since the death of former Hub Manager Hezekiah Siakor in early 2017, the institution continues to allegedly lack good management.
Rudisha alongside Hezekiah Nyamao, Charles Asati and the late Naftali Bon placed Kenya firmly on the global athletics map in 1968 when they struck silver in the 4x400 metres relay at the Mexico Olympic Games.
The Cruz family chose to remember Teejay the way he would have wanted them to: a celebration of life through dancing-and to his favorite song, 'Every Praise' by Hezekiah Walker, no less.
Zach Jacobson had 2 of the Blackhawks' 3 picks, returning one for a score, William Tammaru threw for 111 yards-all in the first half-and a touchdown, and Hezekiah Salter ran for 2 scores for West Aurora.
EDMOND The Armstrong International Cultural Foundation has extended the archaeology exhibit "Seals of Isaiah and King Hezekiah Discovered" through January at Armstrong Auditorium in Edmond.
He was the son of Hezekiah Cutts and his wife Jane (nee Lester) who were married at Emmanuel Church, Loughborough, on 28th February 1886.