Zechariah

noun
Zech·​a·​ri·​ah | \ˌze-kə-ˈrī-ə \

Definition of Zechariah 

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

2 : a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Zechariah

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Zechariah

Hebrew Zĕkharyāh

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