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Zephaniah

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noun Zeph·a·ni·ah \ˌze-fə-ˈnī-ə\

Definition of Zephaniah

  1. 1 :  a Hebrew prophet of the seventh century b.c.

  2. 2 :  an apocalyptic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table



Origin of zephaniah

Hebrew Ṣĕphanyāh


First Known Use: 14th century


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