Hezekiah

noun
Hez·​e·​ki·​ah | \ ˌhe-zə-ˈkī-ə How to pronounce Hezekiah (audio) \

Definition of Hezekiah

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

First Known Use of Hezekiah

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hezekiah

Hebrew Ḥizqīyāh

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