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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)
See Table at Bible.

[After Habakkuk.]
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1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles and canticle
Douay spelling: Habacuc
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(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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Noun1.Habakkuk - a Hebrew minor prophetHabakkuk - 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
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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Over these mysterious figures was written, in large letters, “The Templeton Coffee-house, and Traveller’s Hotel,” and beneath them, “By Habakkuk Foote and Joshua Knapp.” This was a fearful rival to the” Bold Dragoon,” as our readers will the more readily perceive when we add that the same sonorous names were to be seen over a newly erected store in the village, a hatter’s shop, and the gates of a tan-yard.
Aside from the English translations and commentaries of Chilton, Hayward, Levey, and Cathcart-Gordon and articles on the relationship between 1QpHab and TJ to Habakkuk from the 1950s and '60s, the major studies (i.e., those of W.
The possibility that Habakkuk 2:17 refers to a political-military event, in which Egypt reacts to Babylon's moves in Aram and Lebanon.
The wicked surrounded the righteous, and therefore justice came out perverted (Habakkuk 1:1-4).
Sometimes the gods are mentioned in pairs, as in the verse cited from Habakkuk. The biblical description is similar to the appearance of Adad the storm god in the epic of Gilgamesh: "With the first glow of dawn, a black cloud rose up from the horizon.
As in the following: "We feel that it is a disgrace to a man like Ruskin when he says, with a solemn visage, that building in iron is ugly and unreal, but that the weightiest objection is that there is no mention of it in the Bible; we feel as if he had just said he could find no hair-brushes in Habakkuk." (5) Chesterton here declaims what he considers a subtractive brand of literalist biblical interpretation, aligning himself with Matthew Arnold's dictum, "No man, who knows nothing else, knows even his Bible," (6) but the humor of Chesterton's argument sets it apart.
The post also included several verses, including one from Hebrew Bible prophet Habakkuk.
There were Bible readings by Jean Broome from Habakkuk, John Dewdney from 2 Timothy and Liz Farrel from Luke 13.
The seldom-referenced prophet Habakkuk had grown frustrated with the lack of faith evidenced in his people's behavior and responsiveness to God.
Their topics include the language of the Pesher Scrolls, linguistic enigma and social code in the Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice, aspects of the (morpho)syntax of the infinite in Qumran Hebrew, and the nature of Qumran Hebrew as revealed through Pesher Habakkuk. The other papers cover the Hebrew of the Second Temple Period more generally, the Hebrew of the documents and letters found elsewhere in the Judaean Desert, and the Prayer of Manasseh from the Cairo Genizah.
On the other hand, the denunciations of injustice by Jeremiah or Habakkuk that she quotes fit seamlessly into her general fine of attack.