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

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