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HEPHZIBAH (hĕf'zĭ-ba, Heb. hephtsî-vâh, my delight is in her)

Wife of King Hezekiah (2Kgs.21.1) and mother of Manasseh.A symbolical name given to Zion (Isa.62.4).


HEPHZIBAH hĕf’ zĭ bə (חֶפְצִי־בָֽהּ, my delight is in her). 1. The wife of King Hezekiah, and the mother of Manasseh (2 Kings 21:1).

2. Symbolic name of Zion (Isa 62:4 KJV). The RSV rendering: “My delight is in her.”

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(chephtsi-bhah, "my delight is in her"):

(1) Septuagint Hopseiba, Hapseiba, Hophsiba, the mother of Manasseh (2Ki 21:1).

(2) The new name of Zion (Isa 62:4); Septuagint translates Thelema emon, "my delight."