Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts חַגַּי(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. HAG-ie(English) HAG-ee-ie(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "festive" in Hebrew, from the root חָגַג (chagag). This is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament. He was the author of the Book of Haggai, which urges the exiles returning from Babylonia to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem.

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Other Languages & CulturesChaggai(Biblical Hebrew)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020