Ezekiel

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noun Eze·kiel \i-ˈzē-kyəl, -kē-əl\

Definition of Ezekiel

  1. 1 :  a Hebrew priest and prophet of the sixth century b.c.

  2. 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

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

Definition of Ezekiel

  1. Moses Jacob 1844–1917 American sculptor


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