Habakkuk

noun
Ha·​bak·​kuk | \ ˈha-bə-ˌkək How to pronounce Habakkuk (audio) , hə-ˈba-kək How to pronounce Habakkuk (audio) \

Definition of Habakkuk

1 : a Hebrew prophet of seventh century b.c. Judah who prophesied an imminent Chaldean invasion
2 : a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Habakkuk

1621, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Habakkuk

Hebrew Ḥăbhaqqūq

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“Habakkuk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Habakkuk. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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