Zechariah

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Zech·a·ri·ah 1

 (zĕk′ə-rī′ə)
A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century bc.

[Hebrew Zəkaryāh, Yahweh has remembered : zākar, zəkar, he remembered + yāh, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.]

Zech·a·ri·ah 2

 (zĕk′ə-rī′ə)

Zech·a·ri·ah 3

 (zĕk′ə-rī′ə)
n.
See Table at Bible.

[After Zechariah.]

Zechariah

(ˌzɛkəˈraɪə)
n
1. (Bible) Old Testament
a. a Hebrew prophet of the late 6th century bc
b. the book containing his oracles, which are chiefly concerned with the renewal of Israel after the exile as a national, religious, and messianic community with the restored Temple and rebuilt Jerusalem as its centre. Douay spelling: Zacharias
2. (Bible) a variant spelling of Zachariah. See Zacharias

Zech•a•ri•ah

(ˌzɛk əˈraɪ ə)

n.
1. a Minor Prophet of the 6th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Zechariah - a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BCZechariah - a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BC
2.Zechariah - an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zechariah which are concerned mainly with the renewal of Israel after the Babylonian CaptivityZechariah - 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
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
Translations
Zachariáš
Zakarias
Sacharja
Sakarja
Zaccaria
Sakarja
Sakarja
References in periodicals archive ?
This name of God occurs frequently at the end of personal names such as Elijah (Eliyyah) and, among the Latter Prophets, in Isaiah (Yeshayah), Jeremiah (Yirmeyah), Obadiah (Ovadyah), Zephaniah (Tzefanyah), and Zechariah (Zekharyah).
Se le conoce con el nombre de Sedot Mikha y es muy cercana al pueblo de Zekharyah, al Este de Ashkelon, la ciudad portuaria israeli mas cercana a la Franja de Gaza.
Zekharyah Wardlaw, trombone, Greenville, SC, Southern Division; David Hamilton, teacher