Bible Names H-M: Michaiah
Michaiah in Easton's Bible Dictionary
(1.) The queen-mother of King Abijah (2 Chr. 13:2). (See
(2.) One of those sent out by Jehoshaphat to instruct
people in the law (2 Chr. 17:7).
(3.) 2 Kings 22:12.
(4.) The son of Gemariah. He reported to the king's
Jeremiah's prediction, which he had heard Baruch read
36:11, 13) from his father Gemariah's chamber in the
(5.) A Levite (Neh. 12:35).
(6.) A priest (Neh. 12:41).
Michaiah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
(See MICAH; MICHA.)
1. Nehemiah 12:41.
2. 2 Chronicles 17:7.
3. Son of Gemariah. (See GEMARIAH; BARUCH; JEREMIAH.)
(Jeremiah 36:11-14). On hearing all the Lord's words, through
Jeremiah, read by Baruch Michaiah went down to the king's
house, into the scribe's chamber where sat all the princes,
and declared unto them all the words. It was to his
grandfather Shaphan, Josiah's scribe, that Hilkiah delivered
the book of the law just found (2 Kings 22:10). (See HILKIAH.)
4. Same as Maachah, Rehoboam's wife, Abijah's mother
(2 Chronicles 13:2).
Michaiah in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Michaiah in Naves Topical Bible
-1. Father of Achbor
See MAACHAH, number four
-3. A prince sent by Jehoshaphat to teach the law in the
-4. A priest of the family of Asaph
-5. Son of Gemariah
Who expounds to the prophecies of Jeremiah read by to the
Michaiah in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(who is like God?).
1. Same as MICAH 6.
2. Same as MICHA 3.
1Ch 9:15; Ne 12:35
3. One of the priests at the dedication of the wall of
Jerusalem. Ne 12:41
4. The daughter of Uriel of Gibeah, wife of Rehoboam
and mother of Abijah king of Judah. 2Ch 13:2 [MAACHAH,3]
5. One of the princes of Jehoshaphat whom he sent to
teach the law of Jehovah in the cities of Judah. 2Ch 17:7
6. The son of Gemariah. He is only mentioned on one
occasion. Jer 36:11,13,14
Michaiah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
Michaiah in Wikipedia
Micah (Hebrew: מִיכָה, Modern Mikha Tiberian Mîḵā; pronounced /
ˈmaɪkə/ in English) is a given name.
Micah is the name of several people in the Hebrew Bible (Old
Testament), and means "who is like God?", in the sense that
God is unique. The name is sometimes found with theophoric
extensions. Suffix theophory in Yah and in Yahweh results in
Michaiah or Michaihu (Hebrew: מִיכָיְהוּ, Modern Mikhayhu Tiberian
Mîḵā́yhû), meaning who is like Yahweh?  Suffix theophory in
El results in Michael (Hebrew: מִיכָאֵל, Modern Mikha'el Tiberian
Mîḵāʼēl), meaning who is like God?, or possibly one who is
In Dutch, Micah is spelled Micha and the ch in the name is
pronounced either [ʃ] or [x]; the first is more common in
female names, the latter in male names. The name is not as
common as Michael or Michiel.
Michaiah Scripture - 2 Chronicles 13:2
He reigned three years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also
[was] Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. And there was
war between Abijah and Jeroboam.
Michaiah Scripture - 2 Chronicles 17:7
Also in the third year of his reign he sent to his princes,
[even] to Benhail, and to Obadiah, and to Zechariah, and to
Nethaneel, and to Michaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah.
Michaiah Scripture - 2 Kings 22:12
And the king commanded Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam the son
of Shaphan, and Achbor the son of Michaiah, and Shaphan the
scribe, and Asahiah a servant of the king's, saying,
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