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also known as: Zedekiah

Hebrew: צִדְקִיָּה —transliteration: Tsidqiyyahu, Tsidqiyyah, Zidkijah and Zedekiah —meaning: Yah is righteousness

This is the name of 6 Israelite men.

  1. King Zedekiah, whose original name was Mattaniah (2 Kings 24:17; 24:18, 20; 25:2, 7; 1 Chronicles 3:15)

    He was the last of the kings of the Kingdom of Judah.

    He was the third son of Josiah, who fell at Megiddo. He succeeded his nephew Jehoiakin (Jehoiakim).

  2. Zidkijah (Zedekiah), a false prophet under King Ahab and the son of Chenaanah (1 Kings 22:11; 22:24; 2 Chronicles 18:10, 23)

    And the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah sat each on his throne, having put on their robes, in a void place in the entrance of the gate of Samaria; and all the prophets prophesied before them. And Zedekiah the son of Chenaanah made him horns of iron: and he said, Thus saith the LORD, With these shalt thou push the Syrians, until thou have consumed them.1 Kings 22:10-11 KJV

  3. Zidkijah (Zedekiah), a false prophet in Jeremiah’s time (Jeremiah 29:21-22)

  4. Zidkijah (Zedekiah), a prince in Jeremiah’s time (Jeremiah 36:12)

  5. Zidkijah (Zedekiah), a priest in Nehemiah’s time (Nehemiah 10:2)

    He was sealed in the covenant with Nehemiah (Neh. 10:1).

  6. Zidkijah (Zedekiah), son of Jehoiachin (Jehoiachim) (1 Chronicles 3:16)

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