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1. Son of Hilkiah, and chief of the household of Hezekiah. 2 Kings 18:18,26,37 ; 2 Kings 19:2 ; Isaiah 22:20 ; Isaiah 36:3,11,22 ; Isaiah 37:2 . Eliakim must have held a high office; he is named before the scribe and the recorder. In Isaiah 22 God calls him His servant: Shebna was to be set aside, and Eliakim was to be clothed and raised up as governor. He was to have the key of David, and be able effectually to open and shut. He is here a type of Christ when He comes to take His place over Israel.

2. The original name Of JEHOIAKIM, q.v. 2 Kings 23:34 ; 2 Chronicles 36:4 .

3. A priest who assisted at the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. Nehemiah 12:41 .

4. Son of Abiud in the genealogy of the Lord Jesus. Matthew 1:13 .

5. Son of Melea in the genealogy of the Lord Jesus. Luke 3:30,31 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Eliakim'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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