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Hilkiah (temple worker)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hilkiah the Priest
Hilkiah the Priest (חִלְקִיָּהוּ‎, chilqiyyahu). The high priest during the reign of Josiah who found the Book of the Law in the temple. Son of Shallum (2 Kgs 22:4, 8, 14; 23:4, 24; 2 Chr 34:9, 14–15, 18, 20, 22).
Hilkiah the Temple Worker
Hilkiah the Temple Worker (חִלְקִיָּהוּ‎, chilqiyyahu). A Levite living during the reign of David and qualified for service in the house of God (1 Chr 26:11).
Hilkiah, Ancestor of Judith
Hilkiah, Ancestor of Judith (Χελκίας, Chelkias). Son of Eliab and father of Elijah. Listed in the book of Judith as an ancestor of the book’s heroine, Judith (Judith 8:1).
Hilkiah, Father of Susanna
Hilkiah, Father of Susanna (Χελκίας, Chelkias). The father of Susanna, whose story is recorded in the Greek additions to the book of Daniel (Susanna 1:1, 29, 63).
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,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hilkiah
Hilkiah. 1. Father of Eliakim, an overseer in King Hezekiah’s household (2 Kgs 18:18, 26; Is 22:20; 36:3, 22).2. High priest and Shallum’s son in the reign of King Josiah who, during the repair of the temple, found the Book of the Law (2 Kgs 22:3–14; 1 Chr 6:13; 9:11; 2 Chr 34:14–22). According to Ezra
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hilkiah
Hilkiah hil-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;
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hilkiah
HILKIAH1. Father of Eliakim, an overseer in King Hezekiah’s household (2 Kgs 18:18, 26; Is 22:20; 36:3, 22).2. High priest and Shallum’s son in the reign of King Josiah who, during the repair of the temple, found the Book of the Law (2 Kgs 22:3–14; 1 Chr 6:13; 9:11; 2 Chr 34:14–22). According to Ezra
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hilkiah
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
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hilkiah
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
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hilkiah
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hilkiah
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.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Hilkiah
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
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hilkiah
Hilki´ah (God is my portion).1. Father of Eliakim. 2 Kings 18:37; Isa. 22:20; 36:22. [Eliakim.]2. High priest in the reign of Josiah. 2 Kings 22:4, seq.; 2 Chron. 34:9, seq.; 1 Esd. 1:8. (b.c. 623.) His high priesthood was rendered particularly illustrious by the great reformation effected under it
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Relatives
Hosah Father
Zechariah Brother
Shimri Brother
Tebaliah Brother
Roles