[ huh-bak-uhk, hab-uh-kuhk, -kook ]
/ həˈbæk ək, ˈhæb əˌkʌk, -ˌkʊk /
a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Hab.
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Also Douay Bible, Ha·bac·uc .
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How to use Habakkuk in a sentence
Now, there was in Jewry a prophet called Habakkuk who made pottage and broken bread to take to the reapers in the field.
The same habit of the Leopard is also alluded to by Jeremiah, who employs precisely the same imagery as is used by Habakkuk.
Habakkuk McEwen entered upon his strange mission with ardor.
"I will see that we are all out of harm's way, while we are here," said Habakkuk McEwen.
British Dictionary definitions for Habakkuk
noun Old Testament
a Hebrew prophet
the book containing his oracles and canticle
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