Isaiah

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew Yĕshaʽăyāhū

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Isaiah was in the 13th century

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“Isaiah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Isaiah. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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Isaiah

noun
Isa·​iah ī-ˈzā-ə How to pronounce Isaiah (audio)
: a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see bible
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