Definition of Ezechiel
1. Noun. A Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BC.
2. Noun. An Old Testament book containing Ezekiel's prophecies of the downfall of Jerusalem and Judah and their subsequent restoration.
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Nebiim, Prophets
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Literary usage of Ezechiel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Priestly Element in the Old Testament: An Aid to Historical Study for by William Rainey Harper (1905)
"355 ff.; KLOSTERMANN, "ezechiel, ein Beitrag zur bessern ... 601- 88; CORNILL, Der Prophet ezechiel geschildert (1882); MAYBAUM, ..."
2. Special Introduction to the Study of the Old Testament by Francis Ernest Gigot (1906)
"THE BOOK OF ezechiel. § 1. Preliminary Remarks. I. Name and Personal History of the Prophet ezechiel. The prophet whose work stands third, both among the ..."
3. Remarks on Ecclesiastical History by John Jortin (1805)
"In tliis book, Euseb'ms hath inserted several lines of a miserable Jewish bard, called ezechiel Tragicus, which deserved not the honour of being transcribed ..."