Definition of Habakkuk

1. Noun. A Hebrew minor prophet.

Generic synonyms: Prophet

2. Noun. An Old Testament book telling Habakkuk's prophecies.
Exact synonyms: Book Of Habakkuk, Habacuc
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Nebiim, Prophets

Definition of Habakkuk

1. Proper noun. A prophetic book Old Testament of the Bible; or the eighth part of the Tere Asar in the Jewish Tanakh. ¹

2. Proper noun. A Jewish prophet of the Old Testament; author of the book that bears his name. ¹

3. Proper noun. (qualifier rare) (Hebrew male given name) of biblical origin. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Habakkuk

Haase's rule
Haast's eagle
Haast's eagles
Haastia pulvinaris
Habenaria albiflora
Habenaria bifolia
Habenaria chlorantha
Habenaria dilatata
Habenaria elegans
Habenaria fimbriata
Habenaria greenei
Habenaria hookeri
Habenaria lacera
Habenaria leucophaea
Habenaria nivea

Literary usage of Habakkuk

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of the Twelve Prophets Commonly Called the Minor by George Adam Smith (1898)
"CHAPTER IX THE BOOK OF habakkuk AS it has reached us, the Book of habakkuk, under the title The Oracle which habakkuk the prophet received by vision, ..."

2. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, Sir W Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1891)
"It runs : " The burden which habakkuk the prophet did see. ... In a book of Luther we read : " What habakkuk does in his prayer is to caress his people and ..."

3. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by Sir William Smith (1888)
"But Jeremiah began to prophesy in the 13th year of Josiah, and many passage« are borrowed by him from habakkuk (cf. Hab. ii. 13 with Jer. Ii. 58, Ac.). ..."

4. An Introduction to the Old Testament by Charles Henry Hamilton Wright (1890)
"Acad. d. Wiss. See also p. 199. i § 8. habakkuk. 1. habakkuk ... from the similarity of name with the habakkuk mentioned in the end of that piece, ..."

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