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Zechariah

[zek-uh-rahy-uh] /ˌzɛk əˈraɪ ə/
noun
1.
a Minor Prophet of the 6th century b.c.
2.
a book of the Bible bearing his name.
Abbreviation: Zech, Zc.
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Zechariah

/ˌzɛkəˈraɪə/
noun
1.
(Old Testament)
  1. a Hebrew prophet of the late 6th century bc
  2. the book containing his oracles, which are chiefly concerned with the renewal of Israel after the exile as a national, religious, and messianic community with the restored Temple and rebuilt Jerusalem as its centre Douay spelling Zacharias
2.
a variant spelling of Zachariah See Zacharias
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Word Origin and History for Zechariah

masc. proper name, Biblical 11th of the Twelve Prophets; see Zachariah.

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