Hephzibah



[hef-zuh-buh, -suh-] /ˈhɛf zə bə, -sə-/

noun
1.
the wife of Hezekiah and the mother of Manasseh. II Kings 21:1.
2.
a name applied to Jerusalem, possibly as denoting its prophesied restoration to the Jews after the Captivity. Isa. 62:4.
Compare (def 1).
3.
Also, Hepsiba
[hep-suh-buh] /ˈhɛp sə bə/ (Show IPA). a female given name.

fem. proper name, biblical, from Hebrew Hephtzibah, literally “my delight is in her,” from hephtzi “my delight” (from haphetz “to delight, to desire”) + bah “in her.”

my delight is in her. (1.) The wife of Hezekiah and mother of king Manasseh (2 Kings 21:1). (2.) A symbolical name of Zion, as representing the Lord’s favour toward her (Isa. 62:4).

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