Hephzibah

/hef"zeuh beuh, -seuh-/, n.
1. the wife of Hezekiah and the mother of Manasseh. II Kings 21:1.
2. a name applied to Jerusalem, possibly as denoting its prophesied restoration to the Jews after the Captivity. Isa. 62:4. Cf. Beulah (def. 1).
3. Also, Hepsiba /hep"seuh beuh/. a female given name.

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