Zechariah definition by Webster's New World
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- a masculine name
- a Hebrew prophet of the 6th cent. who urged rebuilding the Temple
- the book of his prophecies: abbrev. Zech or Zec
Zechariah definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century B.C.
Origin: Hebrew Zəkaryāh, Yahweh has remembered : zākar, zəkar, he remembered + yāh, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.
noun Abbr. Zech. or Zc
See Table at Bible.
Origin: After Zechariah.