Zachariah: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (zak"u-rī'u), [key]
— n.
  1. the father of John the Baptist. Luke 1:5.
  2. a man referred to as a martyr by Jesus. Matt. 23:35; Luke 11:51.
  3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “God is renowned.”
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