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(tihk' vah) Personal name meaning, “hope, expectation.”

1. Father-in-law of Huldah, the prophetess (2 Kings 22:14; 2 Chronicles 34:22 ).

2. Father of Jahaziah who opposed Ezra's call for Israelites to divorce their foreign wives (Ezra 10:15 ).

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Tikvah'. Holman Bible Dictionary.​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​t/tikvah.html. 1991.