[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
vision, the father of Tabrimon, and grandfather of Ben-hadad, king of Syria (1 Kings 15:18).
swine or strong. (1.) The head of the seventeenth course of the priests (1 Chr. 24:15). (2.) Neh. 10:20, one who sealed Nehemiah’s covenant.
a Carmelite, one of David’s warriors (1 Chr. 11:37).
enclosed. (1.) One of the sons of Reuben (Gen. 46:9; Ex. 6:14). (2.) The older of the two sons of Pharez (Gen. 46:12). (3.) A plain in the south of Judah, west of Kadesh-barnea (Josh. 15:3).