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

  • A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century B.C.
  • See Zacharias.
  • n. See Table at Bible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
  • proper n. A male given name, rarely used in this form.

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

  • n. a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 6th century BC
  • n. an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zechariah which are concerned mainly with the renewal of Israel after the Babylonian Captivity

Etymologies

Hebrew Zəkaryāh, Yahweh has remembered : zākar, zəkar, he remembered + yāh, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.
After Zechariah.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Hebrew secharyah "Yahweh has remembered". (Wiktionary)

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