[hez-uh-kahy-uh] /ˌhɛz əˈkaɪ ə/

a king of Judah of the 7th and 8th centuries b.c. II Kings 18.
a king of Judah ?715–?687 bc, noted for his religious reforms (II Kings 18–19) Douay spelling Ezechias

masc. proper name, biblical, from Hebrew Hizqiyya, literally “the Lord has strengthened,” from


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