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Hezekiah

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noun Hez·e·ki·ah \ˌhe-zə-ˈkī-ə\

Definition of Hezekiah

  1. :  a king of Judah under whom the kingdom underwent a ruinous Assyrian invasion at the end of the eighth century b.c.



Origin of hezekiah

Hebrew Ḥizqīyāh


First Known Use: 14th century


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