noun Hag·gai \ˈha-gē-ˌī, ˈha-ˌgī\

Definition of Haggai

  1. 1 :  a Hebrew prophet who flourished about 500 b.c. and who advocated that the Temple in Jerusalem be rebuilt

  2. 2 :  a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scriptures — see bible table

Origin and Etymology of haggai

Hebrew Ḥaggai

First Known Use: 14th century

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