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  JewishEncyclopedia.com - JOSIAH
The most important of the results which followed this reformation were the centralization of religious worship at the Temple in Jerusalem and the acceptance of a sacred book of spiritual and ethical teaching as canonical and authoritative.
Whether through chivalrous loyalty to his Assyrian suzerain or through fear of Egyptian domination, Josiah gave battle to Necho at Megiddo, in the valley of Esdraelon, but was defeated and slain.
The character of Josiah is highly praised by the editor of Kings and by Jeremiah (II Kings xxii.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=564&letter=J&search=Josiah   (610 words)

  Josiah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Josiah or Yoshiyahu (יֹאשִׁיָּהוּ "supported of the LORD", Standard Hebrew Yošiyyáhu, Tiberian Hebrew Yôšiyyāhû) was king of Judah, and son of Amon and Jedidah, the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath.
Josiah is credited by some historians with having established Jewish scripture in written form as a part of the Deuteronomic reform that occurred during his rule.
Josiah's actions suggest that he was aiding the Babylonians by engaging the Egyptian army.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Josiah   (1083 words)

 Josiah Wedgwood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Josiah Wedgwood (July 12, 1730 – January 3, 1795) was an English potter, credited with the industrialization of the manufacture of pottery.
Born the twelfth and youngest child of Thomas Wedgwood III and Mary Wedgwood, Josiah Wedgwood survived a childhood bout of smallpox to serve as an apprentice potter under his eldest brother Thomas Wedgwood IV.
Smallpox left Josiah with a permanently weakened knee, which made him unable to work the foot pedal of a potter's wheel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Josiah_Wedgwood   (669 words)

 King Josiah - Biography
King Josiah was Judah's last gasp — the last good thing that happened to the Israelites before their kingdom was destroyed.
Josiah's father, King Amon, was assassinated when Josiah was eight, and he ascended to the throne at that age.
Josiah called the people to celebrate, and he himself supplied them with 33,000 animals for sacrifice, all from his own farm.
www.geocities.com /thekingsofisrael/biography_Josiah.html   (953 words)

 Josiah - Founded in Faithfulness - Mighty in Spirit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Josiah stood by the northern pillar of the temple, the appropriate place for a king.
Josiah became king when he was eight, after the murder of his idolatrous father, Amon, and he lacked instruction in the ways of the Lord.
This northern pillar under which Josiah stood was called Boaz, or "by Him is he mighty." It was right that Josiah stood here, under the canopy of God’s protection, to proclaim the covenant of the Lord.
www.intouch.org /myintouch/mighty/josiah_36343731.html   (754 words)

 Josiah: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
When Josiah was placed on the throne of Judah at the age of eight by the "People of the Land", EHandler: no quick summary.
The battle of carchemish was fought between the egyptian army and the babylonian army....
Jehoahaz was king of judah and son of king josiah and hamautal, daughter of jeremiah of libnah (1 chronicles 3:15; books of kings2 kings 23:32; jeremiah 22:11)....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/jo/josiah.htm   (2095 words)

 Biblical people: Josiah (King of Judah)
When Josiah found out that the reason for the Lord's great anger on Judah and Israel was that the ancestors had not obeyed the laws written in the scriptures, he ripped his clothing in despair (2 Chronicles 34:21).
Josiah then gathered the elders and all the people to the Temple, read the scroll to them, and required everyone in Jerusalem and Benjamin to make a pledge to the Lord, to follow His Commandments.
Josiah held a great Passover celebration that was not seen in Jerusalem since the days of Samuel the prophet.
www.aboutbibleprophecy.com /p77.htm   (512 words)

 Josiah - King of Judah
Josiah descending from the loins of Amon is every bit as improbable as Manasseh descending from the loins of Hezekiah.
Josiah also celebrated the Passover, something not done in Israel since the time of Hezekiah.
Had it not been for the righteous acts of Josiah, Judah could well have been judges and sent to captivity much earlier than it was.
www.christcenteredmall.com /teachings/kings/josiah.htm   (369 words)

 The Rise of Babylon and Exile (640 BC-538 BC):  OT History
Josiah took the throne of Judah as an eight year old boy after the assassination of his father Amon.
Josiah managed to regain control of portions of northern Israel that had been in Assyrian hands since the invasion that had destroyed Samaria in 721 BC.
Josiah marched north and intercepted the Egyptians near Megiddo, but was killed in the ensuing battle and the Israelites were defeated.
www.cresourcei.org /othbabylon.html   (3361 words)

 Josiah Henson
Josiah Henson was born on June 15, 1789 in Charles County, Maryland.
Josiah was in charge of taking the produce to the cities.
As Josiah worked at the markets he heard the speech of those who were more educated and refined.
www.edhelper.com /BiographyReadingComprehension_35_1.html   (586 words)

Josiah Newton Covert was born February 26, 1975 in Columbus, Kansas to Bruce and Brenda Covert, and was later joined by three sisters: Maranatha Joy, Charity Renee, and Christina Faith.
Josiah was a member of Joplin Church Alive where he was involved with youth leadership.
Josiah's body is buried at Osborne Cemetery at 33rd Street and McClelland Boulevard, Joplin, Missouri but his soul is with his Savior.
www.dakotaisi.org /josiah.htm   (478 words)

 Josiah Royce
Josiah Royce (1855-1916) was the leading American proponent of absolute idealism, the metaphysical view (also maintained by G. Hegel and F.
Royce was born November 20, 1855, in the remote mining town of Grass Valley, California, to Josiah and Sarah Eleanor Bayliss Royce.
In that year Christopher, who had come with Josiah and Katherine across the continent as a newborn 25 years earlier, and who had graduated from Harvard at age 18, showed symptoms of severe depression and psychotic delusions.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/royce   (8185 words)

 BibleGateway.com - Keyword Search: Josiah
Then Josiah looked around, and when he saw the tombs that were there on the hillside, he had the bones removed from them and burned on the altar to defile it, in accordance with the word of the LORD proclaimed by the man of God who foretold these things.
Josiah removed all the detestable idols from all the territory belonging to the Israelites, and he had all who were present in Israel serve the LORD their God.
Josiah provided for all the lay people who were there a total of thirty thousand sheep and goats for the Passover offerings, and also three thousand cattle—all from the king's own possessions.
www.biblegateway.com /bible?language=en&version=NKJV&showfn=Yes&showxref=Yes&SearchType=EXACT&search=Josiah   (1071 words)

 Josiah (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
She spoke to him words of encouragement, telling him that he would be gathered to his fathers in peace before the threatened days of judgment came.
Josiah immediately gathered the people together, and engaged them in a renewal of their ancient national covenant with God.
Josiah went into the field in disguise, and was fatally wounded by a random arrow.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/josiah.html   (432 words)

 Josiah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
I was drawn in by the literate dialogue and clever scripts and the fantasy of a president as endlessly quotable as Josiah "Jeb" Bartlett.
Ivy Josiah and Datuk Cyrus Das were not among the speakers as reported earlier.
Josiah was king of Judah, and son of Amon and Jedidah, the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath.
www.wikiverse.org /josiah   (817 words)

 Bible Study - Josiah's Reforms
Josiah was the son and successor of Amon on the throne of Judah:
Josiah's reforms began with restoration done on the Temple (see Temples) which had fallen into a state of neglect (2 Kings 22:3-10).
Josiah was buried with the greatest honors, in fulfillment of Huldah's prophecy (2 Kings 22:20, Jeremiah 34:5), and the prophet Jeremiah composed a lament for him (2 Chronicles 35:25, Lamentations 4:20).
www.execulink.com /~wblank/20010422.htm   (882 words)

 Josiah Tapes
Young King Josiah was attempting to bring about reforms in the land when during the renovation of the Temple, the High Priest found a copy of God's Word -- long lost and long forgotten -- in a dusty corner of the Temple complex.
Josiah Tapes is a ministry of Calvary Chapel of Oklahoma City and the tapes are distributed free of charge.
Also, the library of Josiah Tapes is constantly expanding and if there is a book of the Bible that is not listed in the catalog that you would be interested in, simply request it and if it is available, we will send it to you.
www.calvarychapel.com /oklahomacity/josiah.htm   (441 words)

 Josiah Quincy
Josiah Quincy (February 4, 1772-July 1, 1864) was a Congressman, judge of the Massachusetts municipal court, state representative, mayor of Boston and president of Harvard College.
Educated as a boarder from the age of six at Phillips Academy, Andover, under the tutelage of an uncle, the Rev. Samuel Phillips, Josiah followed in the footsteps of many members of the Quincy and Phillips families when he graduated from Harvard College with the class of 1790.
Scholars have often pictured Quincy as a paternalist, and antidemocratic, social reformer whose reform programme was motivated by a desire to manage the destabilising effects of urban growth.
www.uua.org /uuhs/duub/articles/josiahquincy.html   (1564 words)

 Josiah Wedgwood (& Sons Ltd)
Fortunately Josiah was the first potter of note to mark his production with his own name, rather than easily copied potters marks like the crossed sword mark used at Sevres or the Chelsea potteries' anchor mark.
Josiah was not reticent to defend his marks and reputation in court during his lifetime and his successors have followed that pattern to the present day.
In 1769 the work of Josiah's partnership with his cousin, Thomas Wedgwood for the manufacture of useful wares is impressed with this mark made with a slug.
www.thepotteries.org /mark/w/wedgwoodj.html   (651 words)

 JOSIAH Serving God In Youth
Josiah’s father was Amon who continued the evil practices of Manasseh.
Josiah was not content to know what God wanted and to serve the Almighty by himself, but he was determined that he would help others know and restore their faith to Him as well!
Josiah was read portions of the Law and was shocked at its words (2 Ki 22:11).
www.christianlibrary.org /authors/John_L_Kachelman_Jr/kings-ot/josiah.htm   (1768 words)

 Clubhouse Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Josiah stood on the balcony of his palace, facing the temple.
Josiah gathered the people at the temple and read to them from the Book of the Law.
Josiah and his men marched through the chalky limestone covering the Jerusalem hillside.
www.clubhousemagazine.com /biblestories/prophetskings/a0001243.cfm   (769 words)

 Josiah Bubby - Home
Josiah has just turned the big 3 and boy is he full of life.
Despite the odds Josiah is jumping back and enjoying life to the fullest.
Josiah is walking and talking and doing all the things a 3 year old should.
www.josiah-bubby.com   (125 words)

 Josiah Harbert
Josiah was the youngest son of the family, was raised on his father's farm, and was educated at the early subscription schools.
Shortly after John Thomas was born, Josiah moved his family from Missouri to a prairie town called Denver in the Colorado region, crossing the plains with ox-teams and wagons.
Josiah was given a business opportunity to join with other powerful financiers in a strategy of land development and speculation in the nearby Arizona Territory.
pages.prodigy.net /dharbert/Story_3.htm   (547 words)

 The greatest king of Israel
Neither before nor after Josiah was there a king like him who turned to the LORD as he did--with all his heart and with all his soul and with all his strength, in accordance with all the Law of Moses.
Josiah was killed at Megiddo, whose name is derived from a Hebrew word which means both "to gather in crowds" and "to penetrate or cut".
Since Josiah’s death is a prophetic forbear of Jesus’ death, we should not suppose that Josiah was killed because he was disobeying God.
www.accuros.com /thornbush/pollen/2ki23_25.htm   (853 words)

 Josiah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Josiah’s next thought was to make his way through some narrow back streets that he knew were a shortcut to Golgotha, the hill where they crucified criminals.
Josiah clumsily crossed and re-crossed his crooked legs, hopping and jumping, sometimes crawling over rocks to reach Golgotha as quickly as he could.
Josiah heard someone say, “Save yourself, King of the Jews!” There was a rumbling that Josiah suddenly felt as he sat on the ground.
www.campuscrusade.com /newsletter/4006c.htm   (666 words)

An interesting account of Josiah Warren's life and work was written by his son, George W. Warren.
But the fallacy of the introduction of any new method of musical notation is prominently apparent when we are cognizant of the fact that the whole world has but one system of musical notation, also the whole world has used no other since the art developed into an art.
Buchstein notes that John Stuart Mill called Josiah Warren "a remarkable American" and in his own Autobiography adopted Warren's phrase "Sovereignty of the Individual." It is interesting that the words "individual sovereignty" stand in sharp contrast to Robert Owen's utopian principles for communitarian living.
faculty.evansville.edu /ck6/bstud/warren.html   (2560 words)

 That Colour Definetly Suits You...Josiah
The Lord sure blessed this day," Josiah began, walking up the the two, who were lounging outside the Saloon.
"Why Josiah, are you sick, have you looked in a mirror?" Nathan began, but knew that the two town pranksters had been busy.
Josiah, looked up from the bar into the mirror above, shock registering on his features.
www.angelfire.com /ca/mylittleplace/Josiahprank.html   (631 words)

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