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Gender: Male Pronunciation: zeh-deh-KY-uh Meaning of Zedekiah: "the Lord is just" Origin of Zedekiah: Hebrew

The name Zedekiah is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "the Lord is just". Zedekiah and is often added to lists like Cool Baby Names That Start With Z and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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The name of an Old Testament king, and yet another 'Z' choice from the Bible that still retains some zip, especially with the appealing nickname Zed. Zedekiah was the name of the last king of Judea before the city was destroyed by Babylon.

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Famous People Named Zedekiah

Zedekiah, false prophet in King Ahab's day (1 Kings 22)
Zedekiah, son of Hananiah (Jeremiah 36:12)
Zedekiah, son of King Jechoiakim of Judah (1 Chr. 3:16)
Zedekiah ben Abraham Anav, Italian rabbi and author
Zedekiah Kidwell, U.S. Congressman from Virginia
Zedekiah "Zico" Otieno, Kenyan footballer
Zedekiah Johnson Purnell, American journalist and civil rights activist
Zedekiah Smith Barstow, American Congregationalist minister
Zedekia Josef Ngavirue, Namibian academic and diplomat

Pop Culture References for the name Zedekiah

Zedekiah "Zed" Malakov, character in Eva Ibbotson's The Star of Kazan

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