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[hag-ee-ahy, hag-ahy]
  1. a Minor Prophet of the 6th century b.c.
  2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Hag.
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Examples from the Web for haggai

Historical Examples

  • So by the story of Ezra and the prophecy of Haggai it may be gathered, Ezra 3.

    Lectures on Bible Revision

    Samuel Newth

  • Therefore the prophecy of Haggai was not fulfilled in the rebuilding of that temple.

    The City of God, Volume II

    Aurelius Augustine

  • Mr. Bayard will look after her, Haggai, replied Mrs. Carruth wearily.

    A Singular Life

    Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

  • Haggai declares that God will, at some future time, shake the heaven.

  • The conditions of the times were the same as those described in Haggai.

    The Bible Book by Book

    Josiah Blake Tidwell

British Dictionary definitions for haggai


noun Old Testament
  1. a Hebrew prophet, whose oracles are usually dated between August and December of 520 bc
  2. the book in which these oracles are contained, chiefly concerned with the rebuilding of the Temple after the Exile
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Douay spelling: Aggeus (əˈdʒiːəs)
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