Josiah

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Josiah
Keeng o Judah
Josiah.gif
Ring640 to 609 BCE
PredecessorAmon o Judah
SuccessorJehoahaz o Judah
Bornc. 648 BCE
probably Jerusalem
Dee'dTammuz (July/August) 609 BCE (aged 38–39)
Jerusalem
SpouseZebudah
Hamutal
IssueJohanan
Jehoiakim
Jehoahaz
Zedekiah
HooseHoose o David
FaitherAmon
MitherJedidah

Josiah or Yoshiyahu[lower-alpha 1] wis a seivent-century BCE keeng o Judah (c. 649–609) that, accordin tae the Ebreu Bible, institutit major releegious reforms.

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  1. Ebreu: יֹאשִׁיָּהוּ, Modren Yōšiyahū, Tiberian Yôšiyāhû, leeterally meanin "healed bi Yah" or "supportit o Yah"; Greek: Ἰωσίας; Laitin: Iosias