Josiah in Wikipedia
Josiah or Yoshiyahu (Hebrew: יֹאשִׁיָּהוּ, Modern Yošiyyáhu Tiberian
Yôšiyyāhû, "supported of Yahweh (YHWH)"; Greek: Ιωσιας; Latin:
Josias; in English pronounced /dʒɵˈzaɪ.ə/) (c. 649–609 BC)
was a king of Judah (641–609 BC) who instituted major reforms.
Josiah is credited by some historians with having established
or discovered important Jewish scriptures during the
Deuteronomic reform that occurred during his rule.
Josiah became king of Judah at the age of eight, after the
assassination of his father, King Amon, and reigned for
thirty-one years, from 641/640 to 610/609 BC.
He is also one of the kings mentioned in the genealogy of
Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew...