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Zach·a·rias(zăk′ə-rī′əs) also Zech·a·ri·ah (zĕk′ə-rī′ə)
In the New Testament, the husband of Elizabeth and the father of John the Baptist.
(Bible) New Testament John the Baptist's father, who underwent a temporary period of dumbness for his lack of faith (Luke 1)
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|Noun||1.||Zacharias - a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BC|
|2.||Zacharias - an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zechariah which are concerned mainly with the renewal of Israel 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