from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A Hebrew prophet of the late seventh century B.C.
- n. See Table at Bible.
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- proper n. A prophetic book Old Testament of the Bible; or the eighth part of the Tere Asar in the Jewish Tanakh.
- proper n. A Jewish prophet of the Old Testament; author of the book that bears his name.
- proper n. A male given name of biblical origin.
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- n. a Hebrew minor prophet
- n. an Old Testament book telling Habakkuk's prophecies
One more passage (of several such as Isaiah 66: 19 which speaks of those who “escape” being sent to the “nations” or “peoples”) which supports this interpretation is found in Habakkuk 1 and 2.
Absently, he asked, "Do you know the name Habakkuk?"
She hesitated a moment, then asked, "Does the name Habakkuk mean anything to you?"
We've all heard the name Habakkuk - no use pretending we haven't. "
Now, there was in Jewry a prophet called Habakkuk who made pottage and broken bread to take to the reapers in the field.
More modern voices sing the John Wesley hymn to the tune "Habakkuk," by
Habakkuk. (3 pages) A dialogue between God and the prophet.
Habakkuk 3: 2 Lord, I have heard of your fame; I stand in awe of your deeds; O Lord.
They took heart from the Old Testament book of the prophet Habakkuk, who cried out, O Lord, how long shall I cry for help, and thou wilt not hear?
In the Bible the book of Habakkuk. 2: 2 says to write the vision down make it plan.