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Habakkuk

[huh-bak-uh k, hab-uh-kuhk, -koo k] /həˈbæk ək, ˈhæb əˌkʌk, -ˌkʊk/
noun
1.
a Minor Prophet of the 7th century b.c.
2.
a book of the Bible bearing his name.
Abbreviation: Hab.
Also, Douay Bible, Habacuc.
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Examples from the Web for Habakkuk
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  • He wouldn't have preferred Habakkuk, but he would have done Habakkuk justice from the beginning.

  • Yes, sir, I entirely agree with Habakkuk on that subject to-day as in the past.

    Three People Pansy
  • Habakkuk says (ch 2, 3), "It will surely come, it will not delay."

  • He bounded to his feet, as if the angel of Habakkuk had taken him by the hair.

    The Conspirators Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • This mode of fishing is mentioned in Habakkuk i. 15: "They take up all of them with the angle."

    Bible Animals; J. G. Wood
  • The statues of Daniel and Habakkuk were executed by Bernini.

    Rambles in Rome S. Russell Forbes
  • Habakkuk did as requested, and they exchanged weapons again.

    Wyoming

    Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • "Then I guess you won't hear any more," was the prudent thought of Habakkuk.

    Wyoming

    Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • "I will see that we are all out of harm's way, while we are here," said Habakkuk McEwen.

    Wyoming

    Edward Sylvester Ellis
  • Habakkuk asked her to do so, but she refused so pointedly that he did not repeat the request.

    Wyoming

    Edward Sylvester Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for Habakkuk

Habakkuk

/ˈhæbəkək/
noun (Old Testament)
1.
a Hebrew prophet
2.
the book containing his oracles and canticle
Douay spelling Habacuc
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