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Hephzibah

Hephzibah [H] [S]

my delight is in her.

  • The wife of Hezekiah and mother of king Manasseh ( 2 Kings 21:1 ).

  • A symbolical name of Zion, as representing the Lord's favour toward her ( Isaiah 62:4 ).

    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.

    [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 Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Hephzibah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Hephzibah [E] [S]

    my delight is in her
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Hephzibah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    HEPHZIBAH

    hef'-zi-ba (chephtsi-bhah, "my delight is in her"):

    (1) Septuagint Hopseiba, Hapseiba, Hophsiba, the mother of Manasseh (2 Kings 21:1).

    (2) The new name of Zion (Isaiah 62:4); Septuagint translates Thelema emon, "my delight."


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HEPHZIBAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.