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Michaiah (mĪkāˈyə, mĪˌkāĪˈyə) [key], in the Bible. 1 Father of Abdon2. It also appears as Micah. 2 Same as Maachah3. 3 Prince sent by Jehoshaphat to teach in Judah. 4 Son of Gemariah who read Jeremiah's prophecies to the princes.

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