from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century B.C. who called for the Jews exiled in Babylon to return to godliness and faith.
- n. See Table at Bible.
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- proper n. A book of the Old Testament of the Bible.
- proper n. A prophet.
- proper n. A male given name of biblical origin. First used by 17th century Puritans; rare today.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BC
- n. an Old Testament book containing Ezekiel's prophecies of the downfall of Jerusalem and Judah and their subsequent restoration
Hebrew yəḥezqē'l, God has strengthened : yəḥezq, he has strengthened; see ḥzq in Semitic roots + 'ēl, God; see אl in Semitic roots.
After Ezekiel1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Hebrew יְחֶזְקֵאל "God strengthens". (Wiktionary)