Hilkiah (ancestor of Baruch)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hilkiah, Ancestor of Baruch
Hilkiah, Ancestor of Baruch (Χελκίας, Chelkias). Father of Hasadiah. Listed in the book of Baruch as an ancestor of Jeremiah’s scribe Baruch (Baruch 1:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hilkiah (Person)
HILKIAH (PERSON) [Heb ḥilqı̂yāhû (חִלְקִיָּהוּ‎)]. 1. A Levite, the son of Amzi, and father of Amaziah (1 Chr 6:30—Eng 6:45). He was a descendant of Levi through Merari. His name occurs in the middle of a list justifying Ethan’s rightful place as a levitical singer in the time of David. Oddly enough,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
7. The son of Shallum (Bar. 1:7, AV Chelcias), and the best known of the name (1 Ch. 6:13). He was the great-grandfather of Ezra through his son Azariah (1 Esd. 8:1, AV Helchiah; NEB Chelkias; cf. 1 Ch. 9:11; Neh. 11:11). He discovered the lost book of the law during the repairing of the temple (2 K.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hilkiah (hil-ki´uh; Heb., “the Lord is my portion”).1 A Levite from the line of Merari (1 Chron. 6:45).2 The son of Hosah, a Merarite Levite in the time of David (1 Chron. 26:11).3 The father of Eliakim, a royal official in the time of King Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:18; see Isa. 22:20).4 The father of
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hilkiah (Heb. ḥilqɩ̂yâ)1. The father of Eliakim, Hezekiah’s prime minister (2 Kgs. 18:18, 26, 37; Isa. 22:20; 36:3).2. High priest during the reign of Josiah. He was responsible for the collection and disbursement of funds that paid for the renovation of the temple, which accompanied Josiah’s reform.
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Hilkiah [hil--yah] (חלקיה, “My Portion Is Yahweh”) (1) a Merarite Levite before the time of David (1 Chron. 6:45) (2) a Merarite Levite during the time of David (1 Chron. 26:11) (3) the father of Eliakim, an official under Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:18) (4) the father of Jeremiah the prophet (Jer. 1:1)