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Hilkiah

Morrish Bible Dictionary

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1. Father of Eliakim, the head of Hezekiah's household. 2 Kings 18:18,26,37; Isaiah 22:20; Isaiah 36:3,22 .

2. Son of Shallum, or Meshullam, and high priest in the time of Josiah king of Judah. He found a copy of the law in the temple, which caused great heart-searchings and repentance. 2 Kings 22:4-14; 2 Kings 23:4,24; 1 Chronicles 6:13; 1 Chronicles 9:11; 2 Chronicles 34:9-22; 2 Chronicles 35:8; Ezra 7:1; Nehemiah 11:11 .

3. Son of Amzi, a Merarite. 1 Chronicles 6:45 .

4. Son of Hosah, a Merarite. 1 Chronicles 26:11 .

5. One who stood by Ezra when he read the law. Nehemiah 8:4; probably the priest in Nehemiah 12:7,21 .

6. Priest of Anathoth and father of the prophet Jeremiah. Jeremiah 1:1 .

7. Father of Gemariah. Jeremiah 29:3 .

Bibliography Information
Morrish, George. Entry for 'Hilkiah'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​mbd/​h/hilkiah.html. 1897.
 
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