Zedekiah


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Zedekiah

(zĕd'əkī`ə), in the Bible. 1 Last king of Judah. He was the third son of Josiah to occupy the throne, the others being Jehoahaz and Jehoiakim. Zedekiah, whose name was originally Mattaniah, succeeded Jehoiachin. He was set on the throne as the puppet of NebuchadnezzarNebuchadnezzar
, d. 562 B.C., king of Babylonia (c.605–562 B.C.), son and successor of Nabopolassar. In his father's reign he was sent to oppose the Egyptians, who were occupying W Syria and Palestine. At Carchemish he met and defeated (605 B.C.
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, but he allowed the patriot party to sway him into allying himself with the Egyptian pharaoh Apries (Hophra). This violated an agreement with Nebuchadnezzar, and the Chaldaeans came to Palestine and destroyed the kingdom of Judah. Zedekiah was carried with his people into captivity in Babylonia. JeremiahJeremiah
, in the Bible. 1 Prophet of the book of Jeremiah. 2 Father-in-law of Josiah. 3 Rechabite contemporary with Jeremiah the prophet. 4, 5, 6 Three who joined David at Ziklag.
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 was contemporary with Zedekiah. 2 False prophet of Ahab. 3 Hebrew false prophet in Babylonia. 4 Prince of Judah.

Zedekiah

eyes put out for revolting against Nebuchadnezzar. [O.T.: II Kings 25:7]

Zedekiah

Old Testament the last king of Judah, who died in captivity at Babylon
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2) Of course, this formulation of the prophecy was fulfilled, since the monarchy ended after Zedekiah.
The prophet Jeremiah urged Zedekiah to follow God's plans, but the king continued to rebel (Jeremiah 27,34).
The name of my great ancestor was Stephen Rodger, and in Hebrew they called him Zedekiah.
In Chapter 27 of Jeremiah, the prophet urges the denizens of Judah and King Zedekiah to "put your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon" otherwise "you will die together with your people.
HEARTS' Ugandan strike star David Obua has been hailed by Kenya manager Zedekiah Otieno as one of the best strikers in Africa.
Zedekiah Otieno, the coach of Gor Mahia, which beat the AFC Leopards 1-0, said: "Management should ensure gates are open on time to avoid a mad rush during games of this magnitude.
Management should ensure that gates are open on time to avoid a mad rush to the stadium during games of this magnitude," Zedekiah Otieno, Gor Mahia coach, said.
Zedekiah (597-587 BCE), who was forced by Nebuchadnezzar to watch his children being killed before having his eyes put out, would yield speeches as great as those of Lear.
21:22-34; 26:6-11, 23-33; 38:26, Judah acknowledges that Tamar is more righteous than he; 1 Samuel 6:1-9, the Philistine clergy show deeper insight into God's presence than the Israelites had done; (68) Jeremiah 39:11-14, Nebuchadnezzar showed more concern for Jeremiah's well-being than Zedekiah had done; Ezekiel 5:6-8, the people of Jerusalem have not even acted according to the rules of the nations around them; Jonah 1: 11-14, the Phoenician sailors do not want to be guilty of Jonah's blood.
Juliana of Rawdon gave us an uplifting homily on the Scripture readings of the Mass for August 19: Jeremiah cast into the deep pit and left to die by the son of King Zedekiah and St.
It depicts the dynamic interactions between Jeremiah and Zedekiah through the vicissitudes of their personal lives and public tragedy as they attempt to negotiate the inevitable destruction of Jerusalem.
Z Zee: female name (Kab); Zed: short for Zedekiah (BN)