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Mi·cah 1

 (mī′kə) also Mi·che·as (mī-kē′əs)
A Hebrew prophet of the eighth century bc.

[Hebrew Mîkâ, short for Mîkâ'ēl, Michael; see Michael.]

Mi·cah 2

 (mī′kə) also Mi·che·as (mī-kē′əs)
See Table at Bible.

[After Micah.]


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


(ˈmaɪ kə)

1. a Minor Prophet of the 8th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Micah - a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)Micah - a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)
2.Micah - an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Micah foretelling the destruction of JerusalemMicah - an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Micah foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem
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
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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Attendees will have the opportunity to direct their questions face-to-face with author Micah Dobbins, and hear live music and remarks by some of the people who are mentioned in the book.
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The idol of Micah is seen not as a heinous sin deserving of severe punishment, but rather as an example of the syncretic religion of some early Israelites, who combined worship of the true God with the trappings of idolatry.
Maybe Micah doesn't know this because it is his first game.
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I say this because I love Micah, like I love all of the players.