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  1. Josiah(ProperNoun)

    A king of Judah.

  2. Josiah(ProperNoun)


  3. Origin: יאשׁיּהוּ from אשויה and יה "founded of Yahweh".


  1. Josiah

    Josiah or Yoshiyahu was a king of Judah who instituted major reforms. Josiah is credited by most historians with having established or compiled important Hebrew Scriptures during the Deuteronomic reform that occurred during his rule. Josiah became king of Judah at the age of eight, after the assassination of his father, King Amon, and reigned for thirty-one years, from 641/640 to 610/609 BC. He is also one of the kings mentioned in the genealogy of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Josiah

    a king of Judah from 639 to 609 B.C.; was zealous for the restoration of the Jewish worship according to the ritual of Moses, as recently come to light in the discovery by Hilkiah the high-priest of the "Book of the Law"; he fell in battle before an invading Assyrian host.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of josiah in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of josiah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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