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Hag·ga·i 1

 (hăg′ē-ī′, hăg′ī′)
A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century bc.

[Hebrew ḥaggay; see ḥgg in Semitic roots.]

Hag·ga·i 2

 (hăg′ē-ī′, hăg′ī′)
See Table at Bible.

[After Haggai.]
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1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet, whose oracles are usually dated between August and December of 520 bc
2. (Bible) the book in which these oracles are contained, chiefly concerned with the rebuilding of the Temple after the Exile
Douay spelling: Aggeus
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(ˈhæg iˌaɪ, ˈhæg aɪ)

1. a Minor Prophet of the 6th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Haggai - a Hebrew minor prophetHaggai - a Hebrew minor prophet    
2.Haggai - an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian CaptivityHaggai - an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian Captivity
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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The Tanakh books of Haggai and Zechariah 1-8 reflect the period just after the end of the Babylonian Captivity and the return to Israel.
"When Adam Bozzuto was barely underway with his company, a major flood that occurred in Waterbury, Conn., where his operation was then located, could have put a weaker person out of business," recounts Haggai. "His single concern was that his retailers were supplied, and this was done by his going directly to the manufacturers and his fellow wholesalers for help.
Haggai is chairman and chief executive of Chicago-based IGA, a $35.9 million supermarket network.
"[Smith's] work hiring employees with disabilities is legendary in Australia, and an inspiration to us all," noted Haggai.
Haggai Chepkwoney from Bromsgrove and Redditch finished a creditable 11th.
Haggai, chairman of IGA, a Chicago-based grocery products concern.
By DAVID KWALIMWAbrIN MARRAKECH, MOROCCOHarambee Stars caretaker coach Stanley Okumbi's insists he always did his best during two year stint with the team, which ended on Wednesday.Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa confirmed to Nation Sport here on Wednesday of the decision to redeploy Okumbi, alongside his assistant Frank Ouna and the team's goalkeeping coach Haggai Azande.
"They deal only with regular law-and-order issues, and they are notably disciplined," Arutz-7's security correspondent Haggai Huberman noted.
As he settles into his new role, Batenic's getting valuable support from Haggai, who with Batenic's entry now oversees IGA's global efforts from his office in Highpoint, N.C.
Birchfield's Justin Pugsley finished 10th and Haggai Chepkwoney, of Bromsgrove and Redditch, 13th, with Birchfield's Darius Burrows 16th in a good day for the Midlands.
Thomas Haggai (IGA): In terms of what you observed as "violating the hierarchy," did you have as large a task as Ray Smith at Bell Atlantic?