Definition of Ezekiel
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
Definition of Ezekiel
1. Proper noun. A book of the Old Testament of the Bible. ¹
2. Proper noun. (biblical character) A prophet. ¹
3. Proper noun. (given name male from=Hebrew) of biblical origin. First used by 17th century Puritans; rare today. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Ezekiel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong (1883)
"The canonicity of the book of ezekiel in general is satisfactorily established by Jewish and ... The closing visions of ezekiel are clearly referred to, ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"Nothing but the questions how much of the purchase money remains unpaid, and how much of it has been applied to the debts of ezekiel, with the co-operation ..."
3. Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg (1858)
"With such thorough individuality as ezekiel possessed, this dependence must have ... Moreover, it was of peculiar importance in the case of ezekiel that ..."
4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"The bill was filed by ezekiel R. Day, the appellee here, to reverse and set aside a decree which had been rendered against him for the sum of $0.230, ..."
5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1892)
"I CAME, ezekiel, hoping mayhap to find some of the early mayflowers, which blossom ... ezekiel dropped upon one knee, and, casting his hat upon it: ground, ..."
6. Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England by Cotton Mather, Samuel Gardner Drake, Thomas Robbins (1853)
"IT is among the greater Prophets of Israel that we find an ezekiel who had in his very name, The Fortitude of God. And it is not among the smaller Prophets ..."