Zachariah

[ zak-uh-rahy-uh ]
/ ˌzæk əˈraɪ ə /

noun

the father of John the Baptist. Luke 1:5.
a man referred to as a martyr by Jesus. Matthew 23:35; Luke 11:51.
a male given name.

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Origin of Zachariah

From Late Latin Zacharīas, from Greek Zacharī́as, from Hebrew Zəkharyāh “God has remembered”; cf. Zechariah

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