GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: חִזְקִיָהוּ (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: hez-ə-KIE-ə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Hebrew name חִזְקִיָהוּ (Chizqiyahu), which means "YAHWEH strengthens". In the Old Testament this name is borne by a king of Judah and an ancestor of the prophet Zephaniah.
Related Names
VARIANT: Hizkiah
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ezekias (Biblical Greek), Chizqiyahu (Biblical Hebrew), Ezechias (Biblical Latin)
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