Malachi
noun Etymology: Hebrew Mal'ākhī Date: 14th century 1. a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table 2. — used as the conventional name for the unidentified fifth century B.C. writer of the book of Malachi

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  • Malachi — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: John Malachi (1919–1987), US amerikanischer Jazzpianist und Arrangeur Kai Malachi (* 1992), israelischer Eishockeyspieler Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung meh …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Malachi — [mal′ə kī΄] n. [Heb mal ākhī, lit., my messenger] Bible 1. a Hebrew prophet of the 5th cent. B.C. 2. the book containing prophecies attributed to him: abbrev. Mal or Mi …   English World dictionary

  • Malachi — For the prophetic book, see Book of Malachi. For other uses, see Malachy (disambiguation). The Prophet Malachi, painting by Duccio di Buoninsegna, c. 1310 (Museo dell Opera del Duomo, Siena Cathedral). Malachi, Malachias or Mal achi ( …   Wikipedia

  • Malachi — /mal euh kuy /, n. 1. a Minor Prophet of the 5th century B.C. 2. the book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: Mal. Also, Douay Bible, Malachias /mal euh kuy euhs/. * * * The anonymous author of the biblical book of Malachi and the last of the… …   Universalium

  • Malachi — noun 1. a Hebrew minor prophet of the 5th century BC • Syn: ↑Malachias • Instance Hypernyms: ↑prophet 2. an Old Testament book containing the prophecies of Malachi • Syn: ↑Malachias, ↑Book of Malachi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Malachi —    Messenger or angel, the last of the minor prophets, and the writer of the last book of the Old Testament canon (Mal. 4:4, 5, 6). Nothing is known of him beyond what is contained in his book of prophecies. Some have supposed that the name is… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Malachi — Mal·a·chi || mælÉ™kaɪ n. minor Biblical prophet of the 5th century BC; book of the Old Testament named for the prophet Malachi; male first name …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Malachi — noun a) A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh. b) A minor prophet. See Also: Mal …   Wiktionary

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