Associations to the word «Ezra»


EZRA, proper noun. (biblical) The fifteenth book of the Old Testament and a book of the Hebrew Tanakh.
EZRA, proper noun. A Jewish high priest from the fifth century.
EZRA, proper noun. A male given name of biblical origin.

Dictionary definition

EZRA, noun. A Jewish priest and scribe sent by the Persian king to restore Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem.
EZRA, 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.

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin