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Hilkiah (hĭlkĪˈə) [key], in the Bible. 1 High priest under King Josiah and a leader in his revival of religion. 2 Father of Jeremiah. 3 Father of Eliakim2. 4 Merarite Levites. 5 Father of Gemariah2. 6 Companion of Ezra. 7 Levite who returned with Zerubbabel.

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