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Ha·bak·kuk 1(hăb′ə-kŭk′, -ko͝ok′, hə-băk′ək)
A Hebrew prophet of the late seventh century bc.
[Hebrew ḥăbaqqûq; perhaps akin to Akkadian ḫabbaququ, a type of plant.]
Ha·bak·kuk 2(hăb′ə-kŭk′, -ko͝ok′, hə-băk′ək)
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nDouay spelling: Habacuc
1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles and canticle
Ha•bak•kuk(həˈbæk ək, ˈhæb əˌkʌk, -ˌkʊk)
1. a Minor Prophet of the 7th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
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|Noun||1.||Habakkuk - a Hebrew minor prophet|
|2.||Habakkuk - an Old Testament book telling Habakkuk's prophecies|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible