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Malachi

[mal-uh-kahy] /ˈmæl əˌkaɪ/
noun
1.
a Minor Prophet of the 5th century b.c.
2.
the book of the Bible bearing his name.
Abbreviation: Mal.
Also, Douay Bible, Malachias
[mal-uh-kahy-uh s] /ˌmæl əˈkaɪ əs/ (Show IPA)
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Malachi

/ˈmæləˌkaɪ/
noun (Old Testament)
1.
a Hebrew prophet of the 5th century bc
2.
the book containing his oracles Douay spelling Malachias (ˌmæləˈkaɪəs)
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Word Origin and History for Malachi

masc. proper name, Old Testament name of the last in order of the Twelve Prophets, from Hebrew Mal'akhi, literally "my messenger," from mal'akh "messenger," from Semitic base l-'-k (cf. Arabic la'aka "he sent").

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