A prophetess (2 Kgs. 22:14) who advised King Josiah that the book of the law discovered in the Temple was genuine and that its provisions ought to be obeyed.

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  • Huldah Gates — The Huldah Gates are the two sets of now blocked gates in the south wall of the Temple Mount, which is also one of Jerusalem s Old City walls. The western set is a double arched gate (the double gate ), and the eastern is a triple arched gate… …   Wikipedia

  • Huldah — noun a) A prophetess. b) in occasional use …   Wiktionary

  • Huldah —    Weasel, a prophetess; the wife of Shallum. She was consulted regarding the book of the law discovered by the high priest Hilkiah (2 Kings 22:14 20; 2 Chr. 34:22 28). She resided in that part of Jerusalem called the Mishneh (A.V., the college;… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Huldah — (fl. 7th cent BCE)    Israelite prophetess. She is the only prophetess mentioned in the biblical account of the period of the monarchy (II Kings 22:14 20). She prophesied God s judgement on the nation after Josiah s death …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • HOLDA vel HULDAH — HOLDA, vel HULDAH nomen viri. 1. Paral. c. 27. v. 15. Item Prophetis, uxor Sellum. 2. Reg. c. 22. v. 14 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • Northwest University (United States) — For other universities with a similar name, see Northwest University. Northwest University Motto Carry the Call: Heart, Head, Hand Established 1934 …   Wikipedia

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