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E·ze·ki·el 1

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

See Table at Bible.

[After Ezekiel.]
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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
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(ɪˈzi ki əl)

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.
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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
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[ɪˈziːkɪəl] NEzequiel
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n (Bibl) → Hesekiel m, → Ezechiel m
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(Commentator EZK) Developers that argued from this perspective perceived competition on the market as the main force that prompts creativity.
In the age of the Church, and in fulfillment of Ezekiel's prophesy (Ezk 37: 1-14), the New Law rests not on stones but in the hearts of the faithful through the gift of the Holy Spirit.
employs abbreviations for some biblical books that may prove confusing for some readers (e.g., "Ezk" rather than "Ezek" or "Ez" for Ezekiel).