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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.]


1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles and canticle
Douay spelling: Habacuc


(həˈbæk ək, ˈhæb əˌkʌk, -ˌkʊk)

1. a Minor Prophet of the 7th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
Andersen, Habakkuk (AB 25; New York: Doubleday, 2001), pp.
While nonconformity in contemporary Wales has almost disappeared, in the Global South - South America, Sub-Saharan Africa and South-east Asia - Pentecostal Christianity, of a kind that can trace its roots to the Welsh revival of 1904-05, has been busy bringing to fruition the same Old Testament prophecy of Habakkuk that inspired Howel Harris, George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards in the middle decades of the 18th century.
No explicit evidence for the costumes worn by the soldiers, elders, Habakkuk, or the three angels exists, but some attempt was probably made to mark their status.
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The models for Bernini's sculptures in the Chigi Chapel in Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome, stand next to one another, allowing viewers to decide whether the curators are correct in overruling the current consensus and assigning Habakkuk and the Angel (c.
Thus, for example, we are sure that the Pesher commentary on Habakkuk is from that period, since it refers to the Roman intervention in Jewish affairs in the first century BCE.
Kolin brings us face to face with the epiphanies and human cries of such prophets and saints as Habakkuk, Job, Ezekiel, Joseph, and Anne.
VanderKam argues the pro and con of possible candidates for the Wicked Priest in Pesher Habakkuk and Pesher Psalms and concludes that the extant evidence points to the Hasmonean high priest Jonathan.
55; John Habakkuk, Marriage, Debt and the Estates System: English Landownership 1650-1950 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994), p.
Deborah Wilson draws freely on the work of divers international (Stone, Spring, Lloyd Bonfield, John Habakkuk, Amy Louse Erickson, Susan Staves) and Irish historians (Malcomson, Mary O'Dowd, the reviewer) in the course of this welcome exploration of 'women, marriage and property' in Ireland between the mid-eighteenth and the mid-nineteenth centuries, but its core is provided by an examination of the marriage and property arrangements of twenty landed families with annual rentals of [pounds sterling]10,000 or more.
On the way, the charter bus stopped at the city of Tooyserkan so they could visit the shrine of the Jewish prophet Habakkuk.