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eliakim


eliakim


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Eliakim 
  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. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Eliakim,  resurrection  of  God