Definition of Ezra

1. Noun. A Jewish priest and scribe sent by the Persian king to restore Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem.




2. Noun. An Old Testament book telling of a rabbi's efforts in the 5th century BC to reconstitute Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity.
Exact synonyms: Book Of Ezra
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings

Definition of Ezra

1. Proper noun. (biblical) The fifteenth book of the Old Testament and a book of the Hebrew Tanakh. ¹

2. Proper noun. (biblical character) A Jewish high priest from the fifth century. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name) of biblical origin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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