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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh.
  • proper n. Any of several men in the Old Testament, especially the minor prophet and author of this book.
  • proper n. A male given name of Biblical origin. Used since the 17th century, but never popular.

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

  • n. an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Micah foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem
  • n. a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)


Hebrew Mîkâ, short for Mîkâ'ēl, Michael; see Michael.
After Micah.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Hebrew מִיכָה, shortened form of מִיכַיְהוּ ‘one who is like Yahweh’. (Wiktionary)



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