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From Latin Habacuc, from Classical Hebrew חֲבַקּוּק (chavakúk, “Habakkuk”). The name comes either from the Hebrew word חבק (khavák, “embrace”) or else from an Akkadian word (hambakuku) for a kind of plant.
- A prophetic book Old Testament of the Bible; 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 of biblical origin.
book of the Bible
male given name