Micheas
noun Etymology: Late Latin Michaeas, from Greek Michaias, from Hebrew Mīkhāyāh Date: 14th century Micah

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  • Micheas — (Michaeas), (25. Aug.), wahrscheinlich ein Prophet d. N. Die Boll. haben auf diesen Tag eine apokryphe Lebensbeschreibung desselben, die sie wegen der fabelhaften Dinge, welche in demselben vorkommen, durchaus verwerfen, aufgefunden. (V. 3) …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Micheas — /muy kee euhs/, n. Douay Bible. Micah (defs. 1, 2). * * * …   Universalium

  • Micheas — noun 1. a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC) • Syn: ↑Micah • Instance Hypernyms: ↑prophet 2. an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Micah foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem • Syn: ↑Micah, ↑Book of Micah …   Useful english dictionary

  • Micheas, Son of Jemla — • A prophet of the Kingdom of Samaria, contemporary with Elias and Eliseus Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Micheas, Son of Jemla     Micheas, Son of Jemla      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Micheas of Ephraim — • The Book of Judges (17 18) contains the history of a certain Michas (Hebrews 17:1 and 4: Mikhayehu; elsewhere Mikhah), a resident of the hill country of Ephraim who founded an idolatrous sanctuary Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Micheas, Book of — • Micheas (Hebr. Mikhah; Jeremiah 26:18: Mikhayah keth.), the author of the book which holds the sixth place in the collection of the Twelve Minor Prophets, was born at Moresheth (Micheas 1:1; Jeremiah 26:18), a locality not far from the town of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Book of Micheas —     Micheas, Book of     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Book of Micheas     Micheas (Hebr. Mikhah; Jeremiah 26:18: Mikhayah keth.), the author of the book which holds the sixth place in the collection of the Twelve Minor Prophets, was born at… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Prophecy, Prophet, and Prophetess — • Discusses prophecy and prophets in the Old and New Testaments Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Prophecy, Prophet, and Prophetess     Prophecy, Prophet, and Prophetess …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Mother of God —     The Blessed Virgin Mary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Blessed Virgin Mary     The Blessed Virgin Mary is the mother of Jesus Christ, the mother of God.     In general, the theology and history of Mary the M …   Catholic encyclopedia

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