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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)
n.
See Table at Bible.

[After Micah.]

Micah

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

Mi•cah

(ˈmaɪ kə)

n.
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
Translations
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