Isaiah

noun
Isa·​iah | \ ī-ˈzā-ə How to pronounce Isaiah (audio) , chiefly British -ˈzī- \

Definition of Isaiah

1 : a major Hebrew prophet in Judah about 740 to 701 b.c.
2 : a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Isaiah

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Isaiah

Hebrew Yĕshaʽăyāhū

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“Isaiah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Isaiah. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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