Hez·​e·​ki·​ah ˌhe-zə-ˈkī-ə How to pronounce Hezekiah (audio)
: a king of Judah under whom the kingdom underwent a ruinous Assyrian invasion at the end of the eighth century b.c.

Word History


Hebrew Ḥizqīyāh

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hezekiah was in the 14th century

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“Hezekiah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hezekiah. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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