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Eighth-century bc prophet who foretells the salvation of Yahweh’s people, including a return from Babylonian captivity and an eventual return to Yahweh.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JESHAIAH (PERSON) [Heb yĕšaʿyâ (יְשַׁעְיָה)]. Six individuals in the OT bear this name which may also be rendered “Isaiah” and means “Yahweh has saved.” This name also appears in a Hebrew inscription from Palestine (Diringer 1934: 209), and it should be compared with Ia-še-ʾ-ia-a-ma (Tallqvist 1905:
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Isaiah (Person). Eighth-century (bc) prophet during the reigns of the Judean kings Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah; author of the biblical Book of Isaiah (called Esaias in kjv NT). Isaiah was the son of Amoz (Is 1:1) and may have been King Amaziah’s brother. Growing up in Jerusalem, Isaiah received
Jeshaiah. 1. Hananiah’s son; the father of Rephaiah and a descendant of David through Zerubbabel’s line, who lived in postexilic Palestine (1 Chr 3:21, kjv Jesaiah).2. Jeduthun’s son and the leader of the 8th of 24 divisions of musicians trained for service in the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jeshaiah jə-shāʹyə, jə-shīʹə [Heb. yešaʿyāhû (2, 3), yešaʿyâ (1, 4–6)—‘deliverance of Yahweh’]; NEB ISAIAH.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
ISAIAH (Person) Eighth-century bc prophet during the reigns of the Judean kings Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah; author of the biblical book of Isaiah. Isaiah was the son of Amoz (Is 1:1) and may have been a relative of King Amaziah. Growing up in Jerusalem, Isaiah received the best education the
JESHAIAH1. Hananiah’s son; the father of Rephaiah and a descendant of David through Zerubbabel’s line, who lived in postexilic Palestine (1 Chr 3:21).2. Jeduthun’s son and the leader of the eighth of 24 divisions of musicians trained for service in the sanctuary during David’s reign (1 Chr 25:3, 15).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jeshaiah (ji-shay´yuh; Heb., “the Lord saves”).1 A Judahite, the grandson of Zerubbabel; he belonged to the royal lineage of the kings of Judah (1 Chron. 3:21).2 A levitical musician belonging to the Jeduthun group; head of the eighth course of musicians (1 Chron. 25:3, 15).3 A Levite who shared the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
ISAIAH. The Heb name of Isaiah is Ysha˓-yahu, meaning “Yahweh is (the source of) salvation.” It is fitting that his underlying message to God’s covenant nation is that salvation will come to them on the basis of divine grace and power and not by their own strength and religious works.The fact that Isaiah
JESAIAH, JESHAIAH1. A son of Hananiah, son of Zerubbabel (1 Chr 3:21).2. A Levite, one of the sons of Jeduthun. He was a harpist and appointed by David to be head of the eighth course of musicians (1 Chr 25:15).3. A Levite, the son of Rehabiah. A descendant, Shelomoth, was over the treasury of things
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Isaiah [ī zāˊə] (Heb. yeša˓yāhû, yeša˓yâ “Yahweh is salvation”).† A major Old Testament prophet, whose ministry in and utterances against Jerusalem and Judah are recorded in the book of Isaiah.Little is known of the prophet’s background other than that he was the son of Amoz (Isa. 1:1). His
Jeshaiah [jə shāˊyə] (Heb. yeša˓yāhû, yeša˓yâ “deliverance” or “salvation of Yahweh” [= Isaiah]).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Isaiah. The Hebrew prophet of the 8th cent. bc He exercised influence at the court of the kings of Judah, and took a prominent part esp. in foreign politics. Called to the prophetic office in the year of King Uzziah’s death (c. 740; Is. 6:1), he continued his prophetic work till the Assyrian invasion