Ezekiel

noun
Eze·​kiel | \ i-ˈzē-kyəl How to pronounce Ezekiel (audio) , -kē-əl \

Definition of Ezekiel

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Ezekiel

biographical name
Eze·​kiel | \ i-ˈzēk-yəl How to pronounce Ezekiel (audio) \

Definition of Ezekiel (Entry 2 of 2)

Moses Jacob 1844–1917 American sculptor

First Known Use of Ezekiel

Noun

1568, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Ezekiel

Noun

Late Latin Ezechiel, from Hebrew Yĕḥezqēl

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“Ezekiel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ezekiel. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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