The ninth of the twelve Minor Prophets of the Canon of the Old Testament; preached and wrote in the second half of the seventh century B.C

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  • Sophonias — may refer to* the prophet Zephaniah * a 13th 14th century A.D. Greek author, commentator on Aristotle, whose In Aristotelis libros de anima paraphrasis and In parva naturalia commentaria are extant …   Wikipedia

  • Sophonias — Sophonias, so v.w. Zephanja …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sophonĭas — Sophonĭas, s. Zephanja …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sophonias — Sophonĭas, s. Zephanja …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sophonias — Sophonias, gräcisirter Name des Zephanja, des 9. unter den 12 kleinen Propheten, über dessen Person bereits nichts Sicheres feststeht. Er verfaßte die 3 Kapitel seiner Prophezeiungen zwischen 641–625 v. Chr. und verkündigte darin den Bewohnern… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • SOPHONIAS — fil. Maasiae. Ierem. c. 21. v. 1. Item propheta, fil. Chusi, unus ex minoribus prophetis, qui et zephanias, ex regia stirpe. Orsus est prophetare, tempore Ieremiae, sub Iosia, A. M. 3407. Continet autem Prophetia eius capita 3. quae vide. In… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Sophonias — Nevi im (Prophetenbücher) des Tanach „Vordere“ Propheten Buch Josua Buch Richter Erstes und Zweites Buch Samuel Erstes und Zweites Königsbuch „Hintere“ Propheten „Große“: Jesaja …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sophonias — noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew Sĕphanyāh Date: 1535 Zephaniah …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sophonias — /sof euh nuy euhs/, n. Douay Bible. Zephaniah. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sophonias — noun 1. a Hebrew minor prophet of the late 7th century BC • Syn: ↑Zephaniah • Instance Hypernyms: ↑prophet 2. an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zephaniah which are concerned mainly with the approaching judgment by God upon the… …   Useful english dictionary

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