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,
Hilkiahhil-kīʹə [Heb. ḥilqîyâ—‘Yahweh is my portion,’ or ‘Yahweh’s portion’]. The name of nine individuals in the OT, or eight, if the person mentioned in Neh. 12:7, 21 is the same who stood with Ezra at the reading of the Law (Neh. 8:4). The latter appears as Ezecias (AV) in 1 Esd. 9:43 (RSV Hezekiah;
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
HILKIAH1. A Levite of the family of Merari, the son of Amzi and father of Amaziah (1 Chr 6:45–46).2. A Levite, the son of Hosah, a Merarite, who was appointed a doorkeeper in the temple by David (1 Chr 26:11).3. The father of Eliakim who was “over the house,” that is, prime minister under King Hezekiah
HILKIAH (Heb. ḥilqîyâhû, ḥilqîyâ, ‘my portion is Yahweh’).1. The father of Eliakim, Hezekiah’s chamberlain (2 Ki. 18:18, 26, 37; Is. 22:20; 36:3, 22).2. The high priest in Josiah’s reign. During the repairs on the Temple, he found the book of the law, and brought it to the notice of Shaphan
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.
HILKIAH The son of Shallum, father of Azariah, and high priest during the reign of Hezekiah (2 Kgs 22:4; 1 Chr 4:39–40; 2 Chr 34:9; Ezra 7:1–2). Hilkiah is best known for finding “the book of the Law” in the Temple during the repairs undertaken by King Josiah, which spurred on Josiah’s ambitious reform