Zechariah


Zechariah

:"Zachary, Zachariah, St. Zacharias and various other spellings of the name redirect here.

Zechariah (or its many variant forms and spellings) may refer to:

People

*main|Zechariah (given name)
*main|Zacharias (surname)

;Prophets, saints and popes
*Zechariah Ben Jehoiada, martyred son of the High Priest in the times of Ahaziah and Joash
*Zechariah (Hebrew prophet), a prophet of the kingdom of Judah
** See also the "Book of Zechariah" in the Bible
*Zechariah (priest)/St. Zachary, the father of St. John the Baptist
** See also Islamic view of Zechariah
*Pope Zachary (741-752), Greek-Calabrian Catholic saint and Pope
*Pope Zacharias of Alexandria (1004-1032), Coptic Pope

;Kings
*Zechariah of Israel, king of Israel and son of Jeroboam
*Zacharias I of Makuria, c. 722, Nubian ruler
*Zachariah (Khazar), 9th century Khagan of the Khazars
*Zacharias III of Makuria (c.822-c.854), Nubian ruler

;Other people
*Zachary Boyd, 16th- 17th century Scottish Religious Writer
*Zacharias Rhetor or Scholasticus, 6th century bishop of Mytilene, author of the "Historia Ecclesiastica"
*Zacarias, a Brazilian actor, regular cast member of comedy film series Os Trapalhões
*Zacharias (klepht), Zacharias Barbitsiotis (1759-1804), Greek klepht
*Zakaria Abdulla, Kurdish singer known as Zakaria
*Zachariah Selwyn, American singer-songwriter, actor, and writer
*Zachary Farro, drummer of Paramore

Media

*"Zachariah" (1971 film) starring John Rubinstein
*"Z for Zachariah", a 1975 children's novel by Robert C. O'Brien
*"Zachary", a 1990 novel by Ernest Pintoff

Places

*Zacarias, São Paulo, a municipality in Brazil
*Zachary, Louisiana, a town in the USA
*Az-Zakariyya, an abandoned Arab village in Israel
*Zekharia, a moshav in Israel
*Sdot Micha Airbase, an airbase near Zekharia, formerly known as Zekharia Airbase
*Saint-Zacharie, France
*Saint-Zacharie, Quebec

ee also

*Zechariah (biblical)
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3AAllpages&from=Zac&namespace=0 All pages beginning with Zac]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3AAllpages&from=Zak&namespace=0 All pages beginning with Zak]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3AAllpages&from=Zec&namespace=0 All pages beginning with Zec]


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  • ZECHARIAH — ZECHARIAH, the eleventh book of the Twelve Minor Prophets. While the book is attributed to one prophet, in style and content it is clearly separated into two parts: (1) Chapters 1–8 are written with the return from Babylonian Exile as background …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Zechariah — 1 Zechariah 2 Zechariah 3 Zechariah 4 Zechariah 5 Zechariah 6 Zechariah 7 Zechariah 8 Zechariah 9 Zechariah 10 Zechariah 11 Zechariah 12 …   The King James version of the Bible

  • ZECHARIAH — (Heb. זְכַרְיָה; YHWH has remembered ; end of ninth century B.C.E.), the priest, son of Jehoiada. According to II Chronicles 24:20–22, Zechariah admonished the people   in the courtyard of the Temple. They plotted against him and stoned him at… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ZECHARIAH — ZECHARIAH, son of Jeberechiah, one of the two faithful witnesses to isaiah s prophecy when he wrote on a sheet to maher shalal ḥash baz and named his newborn son Maher Shalal Hash Baz ( Plunder hastens, booty speeds ), as a sign that before the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ZECHARIAH — ZECHARIAH, king of Israel, son of Jeroboam II. Zechariah succeeded to the throne after his father s death in 743 B.C.E. He was assassinated six months later by shallum of Jabesh, who seized the throne for about one month (II Kings 15:8–13). It is …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Zechariah — m Biblical: name (meaning ‘God has remembered’ in Hebrew) of several figures in the Bible, most notably one of the twelve ‘minor’ prophets, author of the book that bears his name. It was also the name of an earlier prophet, who was stoned by the… …   First names dictionary

  • Zechariah — masc. proper name, Biblical 11th of the Twelve Prophets; see ZACHARIAH (Cf. Zachariah) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Zechariah — [zek΄ə rī′ə] n. 1. a masculine name: see ZACHARIAH 2. Bible a) a Hebrew prophet of the 6th cent. B.C. who urged the rebuilding of the Temple b) the book of his prophecies: abbrev. Zech or Zec …   English World dictionary

  • Zechariah — /zek euh ruy euh/, n. 1. a Minor Prophet of the 6th century B.C. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: Zech. * * * flourished 6th century BC One of the 12 Minor Prophets of the Hebrew scriptures, whose prophecies are recorded in the… …   Universalium

  • Zechariah 1 — 1 In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, came the word of the LORD unto Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo the prophet, saying, 2 The LORD hath been sore displeased with your fathers. 3 Therefore say thou unto them, Thus …   The King James version of the Bible


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