Who was Zechariah in the Bible? There are two notable figures in the Bible called Zechariah (also spelled Zacharias or Zachariah). One was an Old Testament prophet who foretold in the days of Haggai and who composed the book of Zechariah (Ezra 5:1; Zechariah 1:1). This prophet named Zechariah was mentioned by Jesus as being murdered by the rebellious Jews of his day (Matthew 23:35). The other notable Zechariah was a priest, the father of John the Baptist (Luke 1:5).

Discover the Bible verses about Zechariah in the Bible to get a better understanding of their roles and significance in this collection of scripture quotes.