Hizkijah(hĭzkī`jə) [Heb., variant of HezekiahHezekiah
, in the Bible, king of Judah, son and successor of Ahaz. During his reign Sennacherib of Assyria routed (701 B.C.) the rebellious Jews, laid seige to Jerusalem, and exacted a high indemnity from them.
..... Click the link for more information. ], in the Bible, one who returned from captivity to Palestine. An alternate form is Hezekiah.