Eliakim [N] [H] [S]
whom God will raise up. The son of Melea ( Luke 3:30 ), and probably grandson of Nathan.
The son of Abiud, of the posterity of Zerubbabel ( Matthew 1:13 ).
The son of Hilkiah, who was sent to receive the message of the invading Assyrians and report it to Isaiah ( 2 Kings 18:18 ; 19:2 ; Isaiah 36:3 ; 37:2 ). In his office as governor of the palace of Hezekiah he succeeded Shebna ( Isaiah 22:15-25 ). He was a good man ( Isaiah 22:20 ; 2 Kings 18:37 ), and had a splendid and honourable career.
The original name of Jehoiakim, king of Judah ( 2 Kings 23:34 ). He was the son of Josiah.
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Eliakim". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .