Ezekiel

noun Eze·kiel \ i-ˈzē-kyəl , -kē-əl \

Definition of Ezekiel

1 : a Hebrew priest and prophet of the sixth century b.c.
2 : a prophetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture written by Ezekiel — see Bible Table

Origin and Etymology of ezekiel

Late Latin Ezechiel, from Hebrew Yĕḥezqēl


Ezekiel

biographical name Eze·kiel \ i-ˈzēk-yəl \

Definition of Ezekiel

Moses Jacob 1844–1917 American sculptor

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