Second Place Doesn’t Become the Namesake

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“Generally speaking, among the rulers who had gone before him, Hezekiah was second only to King David as a monarch of Judah … From a human perspective the odds were overwhelming in favor of the Assyrians, but the Assyrian threat was no threat to God.” (CSB Day-by-Day Chronological Bible, 2017, Holman Bible Publishers, Dr. Guthrie, Week 29, Day 6).

And if I would have come back to Christ and read my Bible before my sons were born, I would have named one of my boys Hezekiah!

I know of only one possible person alive today–a boy about 9 or 10 years old–that is possibly named Hezekiah; we call him “Ky.”

I know quite a few males named David, ranging from infant to elderly.