/heuh bak"euhk, hab"euh kuk', -kook'/, n.1. a Minor Prophet of the 7th century B.C.2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: Hab.Also, Douay Bible, Habacuc.
* * *flourished 6th or 7th century BCOne of the 12 Minor Prophets of the Hebrew scriptures, traditional author of the book of Habakkuk.(His prophecy is part of a larger book, The Twelve, in the Jewish canon.) He was perhaps a Temple musician as well as a prophet. He denounced the sins of Judah, identifying their enemies the Chaldeans (Babylonians) as an instrument of God's punishment, but also predicted the final triumph of righteousness.
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HABAKKUK — (Heb. חֲבַקּוּק; cf, Akk. ḫambaququ or ḫhabbaququ, a fragrant herb), prophet at the time of the chaldeans ascent to power in the early seventh century B.C.E. (Hab. 1:6), a time apparently after the Egyptian defeat at Carchemish (Jer. 46:2) and… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Habakkuk — 1 Habakkuk 2 Habakkuk 3 … The King James version of the Bible
Habakkuk — • Article on the minor prophet of the Old Testament, and his book Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 … Catholic encyclopedia
Habakkuk — [hab′ə kuk΄, hə bak′ək] n. [Heb Ḥabhaqqūq, prob. < ḥābaq, to embrace] Bible 1. a Hebrew prophet of c. 7th cent. B.C. 2. the book containing his prophecies: abbrev. Hab or Hb … English World dictionary
Habakkuk — This article is about Habakkuk, a biblical prophet. For other uses, see Habakkuk (disambiguation). An 18th century Russian icon of the prophet Habakkuk (Iconostasis of Transfiguration Church, Kizhi monastery, Karelia, Russia) … Wikipedia
Habakkuk — noun 1. a Hebrew minor prophet • Instance Hypernyms: ↑prophet 2. an Old Testament book telling Habakkuk s prophecies • Syn: ↑Habacuc, ↑Book of Habakkuk • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book … Useful english dictionary
Habakkuk 1 — 1 The burden which Habakkuk the prophet did see. 2 O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear! even cry out unto thee of violence, and thou wilt not save! 3 Why dost thou shew me iniquity, and cause me to behold grievance? for spoiling… … The King James version of the Bible
Habakkuk 3 — 1 A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet upon Shigionoth. 2 O LORD, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid: O LORD, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy. 3 God came from Teman, and… … The King James version of the Bible
Habakkuk — noun Etymology: Hebrew Ḥăbhaqqūq Date: 1621 1. a Hebrew prophet of seventh century B.C. Judah who prophesied an imminent Chaldean invasion 2. a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture see bible table … New Collegiate Dictionary
Habakkuk — noun a) A prophetic book Old Testament of the Bible; or the eighth part of the Tere Asar in the Jewish Tanakh. b) A Jewish prophet of the Old Testament; author of the book that bears his name … Wiktionary