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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Mi·cah /ˈmaɪkə/
 希伯來的先知,彌迦書

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Micah
      n 1: a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC) [syn: Micheas]
      2: an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Micah
         foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem [syn: Micheas,
         Book of Micah]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Micah
    a shortened form of Micaiah, who is like Jehovah? (1.) A man of
    Mount Ephraim, whose history so far is introduced in Judg. 17,
    apparently for the purpose of leading to an account of the
    settlement of the tribe of Dan in Northern Palestine, and for
    the purpose also of illustrating the lawlessness of the times in
    which he lived (Judg. 18; 19:1-29; 21:25).
      (2.) The son of Merib-baal (Mephibosheth), 1 Chr. 8:34, 35.
      (3.) The first in rank of the priests of the family of
    Kohathites (1 Chr. 23:20).
      (4.) A descendant of Joel the Reubenite (1 Chr. 5:5).
      (5.) "The Morasthite," so called to distinguish him from
    Micaiah, the son of Imlah (1 Kings 22:8). He was a prophet of
    Judah, a contemporary of Isaiah (Micah 1:1), a native of
    Moresheth of Gath (1:14, 15). Very little is known of the
    circumstances of his life (comp. Jer. 26:18, 19).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Micah, poor; humble