Eliakim ēlī´əkĭm [key].
1 King of Judah: see Jehoiakim . 2 Important officer of state under King Hezekiah. 3 Priest at the dedication of the new wall at Jerusalem. 4, 5 Names appearing in the Gospel genealogies.
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