Definitions

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

  • n. a Hebrew minor prophet
  • n. an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian Captivity

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Prophet aggeus (Vulg., ii, 10) says of that of Zorobabel: "Great shall be the glory of this last house more that of the first", because of the coming of the Messias (v, 8-9), they claim that this prophecy was not fulfilled b ecause Christ never entered the second

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.