IPA: hˈæbʌkkʌk

Root Word: Habakkuk


  • A prophetic book in the Old Testament of the Bible, one of the minor prophets; or the eighth part of the Tere Asar in the Jewish Tanakh.
  • A Jewish prophet of the Old Testament; author of the book that bears his name.
  • (rare) A male given name from Hebrew of biblical origin.

Examples of "habakkuk" in Sentences

  • The etymology of the name of Habakkuk is not clear.
  • Habakkuk identifies himself as a prophet in the opening verse.
  • His book comes in chronological order between Micah and Habakkuk in the Bible.
  • Despite these tests, the main Project Habakkuk was never put into action due to limitations in funds and the belief that the tides of the war were beginning to turn in favour of the Allies using more conventional methods.

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