- a Minor Prophet of the 8th century b.c.
- a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Mic.
- a male given name.
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Micah asks one of her dumpster-diving friends, who scored a load of meat too big for any of them to finish.This Week’s Hot Reads: November 4, 2013
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He said Tyler told him to kill her because he “knew Micah had it in him to do it.”
Right about now, Micah Moore appears to be looking for a do-over.
Into the water with you, you sea-viper, or I'll push you in as sure as my name is Micah Clarke.'
My son Micah, as I understand, hath picked you out of the waves.
I would, Micah, that you would wring me out and hang me to dry upon one of these bushes.'
In the time of the Judges, the Idol of Micah was consulted as a kind of oracle.The Phantom World
The prophet Micah was struck with the energy and devotion of the heathen to their gods.Broken Bread
- a Hebrew prophet of the late 8th century bc
- the book containing his prophecies
Douay spelling: Micheas (maɪˈkiːəs)
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Word Origin and History for micah
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