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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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 Worlds Greatest Books, Volume XIII. | Various
The same habit of the Leopard is also alluded to by Jeremiah, who employs precisely the same imagery as is used by Habakkuk.Bible Animals; | J. G. Wood
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.
Habakkuk did as requested, and they exchanged weapons again.
British Dictionary definitions for Habakkuk
a Hebrew prophet
the book containing his oracles and canticle
- Douay spelling: Habacuc
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