[ zef-uh-nahy-uh ]
/ ˌzɛf əˈnaɪ ə /
a Minor Prophet of the 7th century b.c.
a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Zeph., Zp
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British Dictionary definitions for zephaniah
/ (ˌzɛfəˈnaɪə) /
- a Hebrew prophet of the late 7th century bc
- the book containing his oracles, which are chiefly concerned with the approaching judgment by God upon the sinners of Judah
Benjamin . born 1958, British poet, writer, and activist, born in Jamaica. His poetry collections include The Dread Affair (1985) and Too Black, Too Strong (2001)
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