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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • In the New Testament, the husband of Elizabeth and the father of John the Baptist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The father of John the Baptist.
  • proper n. A male given name.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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

Etymologies

From the New Testament Greek form of Old Testament Zachariah and Zechariah, Hebrew secharyah "Yahweh has remembered". (Wiktionary)

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