Ezechi'as (Ε᾿ζεκίας), a mode of Anglicizing, in the Apocrypha, the name of two men.

1. The "son of Theocanus," and one of the two Israelitish leaders prominent in the reform under Ezra (1 Esdr. 9:14); evidently the JAHAZIAH SEE JAHAZIAH (q.v.) of the Heb. text (Ezr 10:15).

2. One who is represented as having prayed for the chosen people in the time of Sennacherib (2 Esdr. 7:40), obviously referring to king HEZEKIAH SEE HEZEKIAH (q.v.)

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