Zechariah

noun
Zech·​a·​ri·​ah | \ ˌze-kə-ˈrī-ə How to pronounce Zechariah (audio) \

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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“Zechariah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zechariah. Accessed 4 Apr. 2020.

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