Jehizki'ah (Heb. Yechizkiyah', only in the paragogic form Yechizkiya'hu, יחַזקַיָּהוּ, i.e. HEZEKIAH; Sept. Ε᾿ζεκίας), son of Shallum,' one of the Ephraimitish leaders who, at the instance of the prophet Oded (q.v.), insisted upon the liberation and humane treatment of the captives taken and brought to Samaria in the incursion of Pekah upon the kingdom of Judah. (2Ch 28:12; comp. 8,13,15). B.C. cir. 738.
⇒Bible concordance for JEHIZKIAH.