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Ezekiel

[ ih-zee-kee-uhl ]
/ ɪˈzi ki əl /
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noun
a Major Prophet of the 6th century b.c.
a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Ezek.
Mo·ses Ja·cob, 1844–1917, U.S. sculptor, in Rome.
a male given name.
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Also Douay Bible, E·ze·chi·el (for defs. 1, 2) .

Origin of Ezekiel

From Late Latin Ezechiel, Hiezechiel, from Greek Iezekiḗl, from Hebrew Yĕḥezqēl “God strengthens”

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British Dictionary definitions for Ezekiel

Ezekiel
/ (ɪˈziːkɪəl) /

noun Old Testament
a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century bc, exiled to Babylon in 597 bc
the book containing his oracles, which describe the downfall of Judah and Jerusalem and their subsequent restoration
Douay spelling: Ezechiel
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