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Hoshaiah

Hoshaiah [N] [S]

the salvation of the Lord
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

Hoshaiah [N] [H]

(whom Jehovah aids ).

  1. A man who assisted in the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem after it had been rebuilt by Nehemiah. ( Nehemiah 12:32 ) (B.C. 446.).
  2. The father of a certain Jezaniah or Azariah, who was a man of note after, the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezsar. ( Jeremiah 42:1 ; 43:2 ) (B.C. after 588.)

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Hoshaiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

HOSHAIAH

ho-sha'-ya (hosha`yah, "whom Yahweh helpeth"):

(1) Father of Jezaniah (probably = Azariah, so the Septuagint; compare Jeremiah 42:1 and 43:2 with 2 Kings 25:23 and note similar letters in names in Hebrew), who with other leaders antagonized the policy and counsel of Jeremiah after the fall of Jerusalem (Jeremiah 42:1-43:7).

(2) A man, probably of Judah, who led half of the princes of Judah in procession at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 12:32).


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