[huh-bak-uh k, hab-uh-kuhk, -koo k]
- a Minor Prophet of the 7th century b.c.
- a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Hab.
Also Douay Bible, Ha·bac·uc.
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Examples from the Web for habakkuk
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
Habakkuk says (ch 2, 3), "It will surely come, it will not delay."Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II
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
- a Hebrew prophet
- the book containing his oracles and canticle
Douay spelling: Habacuc
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