American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- In the New Testament, the husband of Elizabeth and the father of John the Baptist.
- n. an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zechariah which are concerned mainly with the renewal of Israel after the Babylonian Captivity
- n. a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BC
- From the New Testament Greek form of Old Testament Zachariah and Zechariah, Hebrew secharyah "Yahweh has remembered". (Wiktionary)
“The stress of the lawsuit makes it difficult for Gus to focus on the novel he has been contracted to write, which is based on the suspicious death of billionaire Konstantin Zacharias.”
“The angel calls Zacharias back to Daniel 9, where the prediction concerning the coming of Messiah was foretold by Gabriel.”
“Knuppelberg sat in the back of his car with the handcuffed Kidder, and a local Gestapo man called Zacharias sat in the other car with Kirby-Green, also handcuffed.”
“One is, that St. Matthew calls the Zacharias spoken of by our Saviour, the son of Barachias; whereas this Zacharias, slain by”
“Epiphanius likewise cites a passage concerning the death of Zacharias, which is not in Jerome's copy, viz.:”
“That Zaccheus was a Jew is indicated by his name, which is a variant of "Zacharias," with a Greek or Latin termination; he must have been particularly obnoxious to his people on account of his advanced status among the publicans, all of whom were in Roman employ.”
“When Elizabeth's son was born, the neighbors, cousins and aunts all assembled and at once volunteered their opinions as to the boy's name, and all insisted that he should be named "Zacharias," after his father.”
“Officials at the National Science Foundation haven't determined who would work during a shutdown, but the agency's list of essential personnel "is likely to be a small percentage of our workforce," according to spokeswoman Maria Zacharias.”
“Someone needs to teach Lee Zacharias how to paragraph.”
“Zacharias Kunuk's Atanarjuat was a case in point, and the director makes another point with documentary Inuit Knowledge And Climate Change.”
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