Zedekiah of Judah

Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • ZEDEKIAH — ZEDEKIAH, the name of several biblical figures. (1) The son of Chenaanah, one of the prophets of Samaria in the time of ahab king of Israel and jehoshaphat king of Judah (I Kings 22; II Chron. 18). Zedekiah appears to have been one of the court… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Judah Leib Gordon — (1831, Vilna 1892, St. Petersburg) (Hebrew: יהודה לייב גורדון) was among the most important Hebrew poets of the Jewish Enlightenment. Gordon was born to well to do Jewish parents who owned a hotel in Vilnius. As a privileged child, he was able to …   Wikipedia

  • Zedekiah — Kings of Judah Saul • David • Solomon • Rehoboam • Abijah • Asa • Jehoshaphat • Jehoram • Ahaziah • Athaliah • J(eh)oash • Amaziah • Uzziah/Azariah • Jotham • Ahaz • Hezekiah • Manasseh • Amon • Josiah • Jehoahaz • Jehoiaki …   Wikipedia

  • Zedekiah — /zed i kuy euh/, n. 1. Also, Zidkijah. the last king of Judah. II Kings 24, 25; Jer. 52:1 11. 2. a male given name. * * * ▪ king of Judah original name  Mattaniah  flourished 6th century BC       king of Judah (597–587/586 BC) whose reign ended… …   Universalium

  • Zedekiah —    Righteousness of Jehovah.    1) The last king of Judah. He was the third son of Josiah, and his mother s name was Hamutal, the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah, and hence he was the brother of Jehoahaz (2 Kings 23:31; 24:17, 18). His original… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Zedekiah —    1) (Mattaniah) (fl. 6th cent BCE)    King of Judah (597 586 BCE), son of Josiah. He was origi nally called Mattaniah, but took the name Zedekiah when he was appointed king by Nebuchadnezzar in succession to Jehoiachin. Initially he refused to… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Judah — Son of Jacob and Leah (Gen. 29:35) who gave his name to the tribe which settled in the south of Palestine, and thence to the country itself. David was anointed king of Judah (2 Sam. 2:4), but after capturing Jerusalem he became king also of the… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Zedekiah — The last king of Judah, placed on the throne by the Babylonian conqueror Nebuchadnezzar in 597 BCE (2 Kgs. 24:17). Jeremiah advised him to live and reign under Babylonian rule but he rebelled; Jerusalem was again besieged and captured, and… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Zedekiah — /zɛdəˈkaɪə/ (say zeduh kuyuh) noun Old Testament the last king of Judah, whose sons were slain before his eyes, and his eyes then put out …   Australian English dictionary

  • Zedekiah — /zed i kuy euh/, n. 1. Also, Zidkijah. the last king of Judah. II Kings 24, 25; Jer. 52:1 11. 2. a male given name …   Useful english dictionary

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