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Micah

[ mahy-kuh ]
/ ˈmaɪ kə /
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noun

a Minor Prophet of the 8th century b.c.
a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Mic.
a male given name.

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Origin of Micah

Ultimately from Hebrew Mīkhāh, shortening of Mīkhāhyāhū “Who is like God?”; see origin at Michael
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British Dictionary definitions for Micah

Micah
/ (ˈmaɪkə) /

noun Old Testament

a Hebrew prophet of the late 8th century bc
the book containing his prophecies
Douay spelling: Micheas (maɪˈkiːəs)
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