portion of Jehovah. (1.) 1 Chr. 6:54. (2.) 1 Chr. 26:11. (3.) The father of Eliakim (2 Kings 18:18, 26, 37). (4.) The father of Gemariah (Jer. 29:3). (5.) The father of the prophet Jeremiah (1:1). (6.) The high priest in the reign of Josiah (1 Chr. 6:13; Ezra 7:1). To him and his deputy (2 Kings 23:5), along with the ordinary priests and the Levites who had charge of the gates, was entrusted the purification of the temple in Jerusalem. While this was in progress, he discovered in some hidden corner of the building a book called the “book of the law” (2 Kings 22:8) and the “book of the covenant” (23:2). Some have supposed that this “book” was nothing else than the original autograph copy of the Pentateuch written by Moses (Deut. 31:9-26). This remarkable discovery occurred in the eighteenth year of Josiah’s reign (B.C. 624), a discovery which permanently affected the whole subsequent history of Israel. (See JOSIAH ØT0002116; SHAPHAN.) (7.) Neh. 12:7. (8.) Neh. 8:4.
[hil-uh] /ˈhɪl ə/ noun 1. a city in central Iraq, S of Baghdad. /ˈhɪlə/ noun 1. a market town in central Iraq, on a branch of the Euphrates: built partly of bricks from the nearby site of Babylon. Pop: 364 000 (2005 est) Also called Al Hillah
[hil-uh-ree] /ˈhɪl ə ri/ noun 1. Sir Edmund P. 1919–2008, New Zealand mountain climber who scaled Mt. Everest 1953. 2. a male or female given name. /ˈhɪlərɪ/ noun 1. Sir Edmund. 1919–2008, New Zealand explorer and mountaineer. He and his Sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay, were the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest (1953); […]
[hil-bil-ee] /ˈhɪlˌbɪl i/ Often Disparaging and Offensive. noun, plural hillbillies. 1. a term used to refer to a person from a backwoods or other remote area, especially from the mountains of the southern U.S. (sometimes used facetiously). adjective 2. of, like, or relating to hillbillies: hillbilly humor. /ˈhɪlˌbɪlɪ/ noun (pl) -lies 1. generally (derogatory) an […]
noun 1. folk music combined with elements of popular music in which the banjo, fiddle, and guitar are principal instruments: a type of music that originated in mountain regions of the southern U.S. 2. country-and-western music.