Ezekiel


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E·ze·ki·el 1

 (ĭ-zē′kē-əl)
A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century bc who called for the Jews exiled in Babylon to return to godliness and faith.

[Hebrew yəḥezqē'l, God has strengthened : yəḥezq, he has strengthened; see ḥzq in Semitic roots + 'ēl, God; see ʔl in Semitic roots.]

E·ze·ki·el 2

 (ĭ-zē′kē-əl)
n.
See Table at Bible.

[After Ezekiel.]

Ezekiel

(ɪˈziːkɪəl)
n
1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century bc, exiled to Babylon in 597 bc
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles, which describe the downfall of Judah and Jerusalem and their subsequent restoration
Douay spelling: Ezechiel

E•ze•ki•el

(ɪˈzi ki əl)

n.
1. a Major Prophet of the 6th century b.c.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
3. Moses Jacob, 1844–1917, U.S. sculptor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ezekiel - a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BCEzekiel - a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BC
2.Ezekiel - an Old Testament book containing Ezekiel's prophecies of the downfall of Jerusalem and Judah and their subsequent restoration
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
Translations
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Ezekiel

[ɪˈziːkɪəl] NEzequiel

Ezekiel

n (Bibl) → Hesekiel m, → Ezechiel m
References in classic literature ?
Ezekiel Thrifft, a minister of the gospel, now in the service of the great manufacturing firm of Skinn & Sheer.
Now, imagine yourselves, my children, in Master Ezekiel Cheever's school-room.
Sacred To the Memory of The late Captain Ezekiel Hardy, Who in the bows of his boat was killed by a Sperm Whale on the coast of Japan, August 3d, This Tablet Is erected to his Memory by His Widow.
Thou art as a lion of the waters, and as a dragon of the sea, saith ezekiel; hereby, plainly meaning a whale; in truth, some versions of the Bible use that word itself.
ANTIOCHUS EPIPHANES is very generally looked upon as the Gog of the prophet Ezekiel. This honor is, however, more properly attributable to Cambyses, the son of Cyrus.
THAMMUZ came next behind, Whose annual wound in LEBANON allur'd The SYRIAN Damsels to lament his fate In amorous dittyes all a Summers day, While smooth ADONIS from his native Rock Ran purple to the Sea, suppos'd with blood Of THAMMUZ yearly wounded: the Love-tale Infected SIONS daughters with like heat, Whose wanton passions in the sacred Porch EZEKIEL saw, when by the Vision led His eye survay'd the dark Idolatries Of alienated JUDAH.
At night we could hear from amid the trees the long-drawn cry, as some primitive Ezekiel mourned for fallen greatness and recalled the departed glories of Ape Town.
Tom, do you remember the living creatures and the wheels in Ezekiel? It was just like that.
Jeremiah, and Billings and Buddha walk together, side by side, right behind a crowd from planets not in our astronomy; next come a dozen or two from Jupiter and other worlds; next come Daniel, and Sakka and Confucius; next a lot from systems outside of ours; next come Ezekiel, and Mahomet, Zoroaster, and a knife-grinder from ancient Egypt; then there is a long string, and after them, away down toward the bottom, come Shakespeare and Homer, and a shoemaker named Marais, from the back settlements of France."
The story of Ezekiel's education is an example in itself, and no small achievement.
The Deuteronomist (7:9-10) provided Ezekiel and Jeremiah with a basis for replacing transgenerational punishment with individual retribution.
Ezekiel's name was removed from the catalogue of community leaders by Paphos district office, after they deemed he didn't comply with the rules and regulations required for being a community leader.