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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • King of Judah (640?–609?) who attempted to destroy all forms of idolatry.

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  • proper noun biblical A king of Judah.
  • proper noun A male given name.

Etymologies

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Hebrew יאשׁיּהוּ from אשויה and יה "founded of Yahweh".

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