Definition of Micah

1. Noun. A minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC).

Exact synonyms: Micheas
Generic synonyms: Prophet

2. Noun. An Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Micah foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem.
Exact synonyms: Book Of Micah, Micheas
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Nebiim, Prophets

Definition of Micah

1. Proper noun. A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh. ¹

2. Proper noun. (biblical character) Any of several men in the Old Testament, especially the minor prophet and author of this book. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name) of Biblical origin. Used since the 17th century, but never popular. ¹

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Michael Jackson
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Michaelis-Gutmann body
Michaelis-Menten constant

Literary usage of Micah

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1. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"micah. Strangers, sir. I should judge they be very high gentry; lords, sir. ... micah. 'T is just the dog howling, madam. When he spied the gentry be turned ..."

2. A Critical Introduction to the Old Testament by George Buchanan Gray (1913)
"micah The book of micah consists of three well-defined parts, different in character and probably different also in origin, though the substantial unity of ..."

3. The Founders and Rulers of United Israel: From the Death of Moses to the by Charles Foster Kent (1908)
"In passing by the sanctuary of micah, these spies consulted the oracle, and proceeded on their journey assured of Jehovah's approval. Far in the North, ..."

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