- a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “stone of help.”
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Contemporary Examples of ebenezer
Ebenezer Scrooge made terrible decisions along the way and lost the love of his life because of it.Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens! ‘Lost,’ ‘NCIS,’ ‘Big Love,’ ‘Veep’ Writers on His Legacy
February 7, 2012
From Ebenezer Scrooge to Arthur Jensen in Network, here are some of the most famous one percent characters from books and movies.Infamous One Percenters from Pop Culture
February 3, 2012
Historical Examples of ebenezer
Why, that brother of hers—Ebenezer Samuels, seems to me his name was.Fair Harbor
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Bulletins from Ebenezer more encouraging every day, and no squalls in sight.
"It's a cold day when Phil loses a chance for a joke," says Ebenezer.
So we done it, and Ebenezer acted even more surprised than Peter.
There was one old chap that we'll call Dillaway—Ebenezer Dillaway.
Word Origin and History for ebenezer
masc. proper name, sometimes also the name of a Protestant chapel or meeting house, from name of a stone raised by Samuel to commemorate a victory over the Philistines at Mizpeh (I Sam. vii:12), from Hebrew ebhen ezar "stone of help," from ebhen "stone" + ezer "help."