- the father of John the Baptist. Luke 1:5.
- a man referred to as a martyr by Jesus. Matt. 23:35; Luke 11:51.
- a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “God is renowned.”
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Contemporary Examples of zachariah
Zachariah was a high-dollar fundraiser for George W. Bush and was cleared last year of federal insider-trading charges.Romney's Big-Money Donors
March 26, 2011
Historical Examples of zachariah
With the death of Zachariah begins the acute agony of Israel's dissolution.The Expositor's Bible
F. W. Farrar
One of the masters, Zachariah Riney, taught near the Lincoln cabin.The Life Of Abraham Lincoln
Ward H. Lamon
This scene, the second of the act, takes place in Zachariah's tent.The Complete Opera Book
He who toucheth you,” says the prophet Zachariah, “toucheth the apple of His eye.The Essence of Christianity
Zachariah was born in the old home in Ardsley, Yorkshire, England.Cyrus W. Field; his Life and Work
Isabella Field Judson
Word Origin and History for zachariah
masc. proper name, Late Latin Zacharias, from Greek Zakharias, from Hebrew Zekharyahu, literally "the Lord has remembered," from zakhar "he remembered."