Habakkuk



[huh-bak-uh k, hab-uh-kuhk, -koo k] /həˈbæk ək, ˈhæb əˌkʌk, -ˌkʊk/

noun
1.
a Minor Prophet of the 7th century b.c.
2.
a book of the Bible bearing his name.
Abbreviation: Hab.
/ˈhæbəkək/
noun (Old Testament)
1.
a Hebrew prophet
2.
the book containing his oracles and canticle

embrace, the eighth of the twelve minor prophets. Of his personal history we have no reliable information. He was probably a member of the Levitical choir. He was contemporary with Jeremiah and Zephaniah.

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