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eliakim in the Bible

whom God will raise up. (1.) The son of Melea (Luke 3:30), and probably grandson of Nathan. (2.) The son of Abiud, of the posterity of Zerubbabel (Matt. 1:13). (3.) The son of Hilkiah, who was sent to receive the message of the invading Assyrians and report it to Isaiah (2 Kings 18:18; 19:2; Isa. 36:3; 37:2). In his office as governor of the palace of Hezekiah he succeeded Shebna (Isa. 22:15-25). He was a good man (Isa. 22:20; 2 Kings 18:37), and had a splendid and honourable career. (4.) The original name of Jehoiakim, king of Judah (2 Kings 23:34). He was the son of Josiah.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • A two days' sickness had compelled her to have recourse to eliakim Henderson.

    Paul the Peddler Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • eliakim's determination and persistence succeeded in obtaining this authoritative acquittal in Rome at the end of 1757.

  • eliakim, the son of Hilkiah, follows Shebna, the son of Nobody.

  • Lieutenant eliakim Palmer was again taken prisoner later in the war and again escaped.

  • But he knew that eliakim must have got it for considerably less, or he would not so soon have come down to this sum.

    Phil the Fiddler Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • Then there went out to them eliakim, the overseer of the king's house, and Shebnah the scribe, and Joah the chancellor.

  • Josiah had left three sons; the first-born was eliakim, and the two younger sons, Shallum and Mattaniah.

  • eliakim Henderson, for this was the pawnbroker's name, did not remember Paul, though on one occasion our hero had called upon him.

    Phil the Fiddler Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • Reluctantly eliakim gave back the ring, finding his wiles of no effect.

    Paul the Peddler Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • "It will be older next week," said eliakim, not wanting to lose the bargain, for he hoped it would not be redeemed.

    Phil the Fiddler Horatio Alger, Jr.

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