- Also called Isaiah of Jerusalem. a Major Prophet of the 8th century b.c.
- a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Isa.
- a male given name.
noun Old Testament
- the first of the major Hebrew prophets, who lived in the 8th century bc
- the book of his and others’ prophecies
masc. proper name, name of a biblical prophet, from Hebrew Yesha’yah, abbreviated form of Yesha’yahu, literally “salvation of the Lord,” from yesha, yeshua “salvation, deliverance.”
A major See .)who foretold the coming of the ; the Book of Isaiah in the is attributed to him. In the , his prophecies are treated as predictions of many of the details of the life and death of . (