- Became king of Judah at the age of 8 in 639 BCE at a time when the power of Assyria was contracting, which enabled him both to expand the territory and to institute important religious reforms, said to be prompted by the discovery of a law book in the Temple (2 Kgs. 23) usually thought to be part of the book of Deuteronomy in some form. Religious practice was centralized in Jerusalem and this was inaugurated with a great Passover celebration.
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JOSIAH — (Heb. יׁאושִׁיּהוּ ,יׁאשִׁיָּהוּ), son of Amon, king of Judah (640–609 B.C.E.). When his father was assassinated, Josiah, then only eight years old, was proclaimed king. His reign was marked by a great national revival, and the author of the Book … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Josiah — ist ein männlicher Vorname hebräischer Herkunft mit der Bedeutung „Gott unterstützt“. Bekannte Namensträger Josiah Bartlett (1729–1795), britisch US amerikanischer Arzt und Politiker Josiah Begole (1815–1896), US amerikanischer Politiker… … Deutsch Wikipedia
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Josiah Ng — Onn Lam (* 2. Februar 1980 in Manila) ist ein malaysischer Bahnradsportler. Seit 2002 ist Josiah Ng international im Radsport aktiv. Bei den Asienspielen in Busan in jenem Jahr wurde er Dritter im Keirin. Seitdem belegte er bei Weltcup Rennen… … Deutsch Wikipedia
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JOSIAH — (third century C.E.), Palestinian amora. Josiah was a pupil of Johanan, in whose name he transmitted teachings (TJ, Kil. 9:4, 32b; Ḥul. 128a; et al.). He also studied under Kahana (TJ, RH 1:1, 56d), who upon his death ordered that part of his… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
JOSIAH — (middle of the second century C.E.), tanna. His father s name is not known. He originated in Babylon and apparently taught in Huẓal (Git. 61a). He discussed law in Nisibis with judah b. bathyra . At that time he was already quoting halakhot he… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Josiah — m Biblical name (meaning ‘God heals’ in Hebrew) borne by a king of Judah, whose story is recounted in 2 Kings 22–3. This was fairly frequently used as a given name in the English speaking world, especially among Dissenters, from the 18th to the… … First names dictionary
Josiah — [jō sī′ə, jōzī′ə] n. [Heb yōshīyāh, lit., the Lord supports] Bible a king of Judah in the 7th cent. B.C.: 2 Kings 22, 23: abbrev. Jos … English World dictionary
Josiah — For other people of the same name, see Josiah (given name). Josiah King of Judah Reign 641/640 to 610/609 BC Born c. 648 BC … Wikipedia
Josiah X — Superherobox| caption=Josiah X, art by Joe Bennett character name=Josiah X publisher=Marvel Comics debut= The Crew #1 (July 2003) creators=Christopher Priest Joe Bennett real name=Josiah al hajj Saddiq species = homeworld = alliances =… … Wikipedia