Isaiah
noun Etymology: Hebrew Yĕsha‘ăyāhū Date: 13th century 1. a major Hebrew prophet in Judah about 740 to 701 B.C. 2. a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table

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  • ISAIAH — (Heb. יְשַׁעְיָה ,יְשַׁעְיָהוּ Salvation of YHWH ), one of the eight books (as the Rabbis and the Masorah count them) of the Nevi im, or Prophets, the second division of the Hebrew canon (see bible , Canon). INTRODUCTION Outside the Book of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Isaiah — 1 Isaiah 2 Isaiah 3 Isaiah 4 Isaiah 5 Isaiah 6 Isaiah 7 Isaiah 8 Isaiah 9 Isaiah 10 Isaiah 11 Isaiah 12 Isaiah 13 …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Isaiah — () and Huldah (; see ); and again, twenty years later, when he had already entered on his office, by the invasion of Tiglath Pileser and his career of conquest. Ahaz, king of Judah, at this crisis refused to co operate with the kings of Israel… …   Wikipedia

  • Isaiah — ist der Name von: Isaiah der Serbe, Mönch, der im 15. Jahrhundert im serbisch orthodoxen Kloster Matejče lebte Isaiah Berlin (1909−1997), britisch jüdisch russischer politischer Philosoph und Ideengeschichtler Isaiah Nettles, US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Isaiah — m English form of a biblical name (meaning ‘God is salvation’ in Hebrew) borne by the most important of the major prophets. Rather surprisingly perhaps, the name has never been common in the English speaking world, apart from a brief flicker… …   First names dictionary

  • Isaiah — masc. proper name, name of a biblical prophet, from Heb. Yesha yah, abbreviated form of Yesha yahu, lit. salvation of the Lord, from yesha, yeshua salvation, deliverance …   Etymology dictionary

  • Isaiah — [ī zā′ə; ] chiefly Brit [, īzīə] n. [LL(Ec) Isaias < Gr(Ec) Ēsaias < Heb yĕsha ‘ yah, lit., God is salvation] 1. a masculine name 2. Bible a) a Hebrew prophet of the 8th cent. B.C. b) the book containing his teachings: abbrev. Is or Isa …   English World dictionary

  • Isaiah — /uy zay euh/ or, esp. Brit., /uy zuy euh/, n. 1. Also called Isaiah of Jerusalem. a Major Prophet of the 8th century B.C. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: Isa. 3. a male given name. [ < Heb yasha yahu lit., Yahweh s salvation] * *… …   Universalium

  • isaiah — 1. (Isaiah) (867↑, 280↓) The most caring person you ll ever meet. Tells you exactly what you need to hear but puts it in a way thats easy to understand it. Isaiah is the best man I ll ever meet Author: Megan11189 http://isaiah.urbanup.com/3390719 …   Urban English dictionary

  • Isaiah —    (Heb. Yesh yahu, i.e., the salvation of Jehovah ).    1) The son of Amoz (Isa. 1:1; 2:1), who was apparently a man of humble rank. His wife was called the prophetess (8:3), either because she was endowed with the prophetic gift, like Deborah… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Isaiah — (fl. 8th cent BCE)    Israelite prophet. He proph esied in Jerusalem from the death of Uzziah until the middle of Hezekiah s reign (740 701 BCE). He protested against unrighteousness and demanded justice for the poor and downtrodden. He opposed… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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