Definitions for ezekiel
ɪˈzi ki əlezekiel
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a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BC
Ezekiel, Ezechiel, Book of Ezekielnoun
an Old Testament book containing Ezekiel's prophecies of the downfall of Jerusalem and Judah and their subsequent restoration
A book of the Old Testament of the Bible.
of biblical origin. First used by 17th century Puritans; rare today.
Etymology: יְחֶזְקֵאל "God strengthens".
Ezekiel or Ezechiel (; Hebrew: יְחֶזְקֵאל Yəḥezqēʾl [jə.ħɛzˈqeːl]; in the Septuagint written in Koinē Greek: Ἰεζεκιήλ Iezekiḗl [i.ɛ.zɛ.kiˈel]) is the central protagonist of the Book of Ezekiel in the Hebrew Bible. In Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Ezekiel is acknowledged as a Hebrew prophet. In Judaism and Christianity, he is also viewed as the 6th-century BCE author of the Book of Ezekiel, which reveals prophecies regarding the destruction of Jerusalem, and the restoration to the land of Israel. The name Ezekiel means "God is strong" or "God strengthens".
Ezekiel is a significant figure in the Bible, known as a Hebrew prophet from the 6th century BC. He is the central protagonist of the Book of Ezekiel in the Old Testament. He was among the exiles taken to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar in 597 BC and was said to have received his prophetic call from God while in Babylon. The Book of Ezekiel contains his teachings and prophecies, including visions of the restoration of Israel. The name "Ezekiel" is also sometimes used as a boy's name, particularly among Jewish and Christian families.
Ezekiel, Arabic:حزقيال Hazqiyal, 'God will strengthen' is the central protagonist of the Book of Ezekiel in the Hebrew Bible. In Judaism, Christianity, Islam and the Baha'i Faith, Ezekiel is acknowledged as a Hebrew prophet. In Judaism and Christianity, he is also viewed as the author of the Book of Ezekiel that reveals prophecies regarding the destruction of Jerusalem and the Millennia Temple visions, or the Third Temple.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a Hebrew prophet, born in Jerusalem; a man of priestly descent, who was carried captive to Babylon 599 B.C., and was banished to Tel-abib, on the banks of the Chebar, 201 m. from the city, where, with his family about him, he became the prophet of the captivity, and the rallying centre of the Dispersion. Here he foretold the destruction of Jerusalem as a judgment on the nation, and comforted them with the promise of a new Jerusalem and a new Temple on their repentance, man by man, and their return to the Lord. His prophecies arrange themselves in three groups—those denouncing judgment on Jerusalem, those denouncing judgment on the heathen, and those announcing the future glory of the nation.
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ezekiel is ranked #26549 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Ezekiel surname appeared 918 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Ezekiel.
59.4% or 546 total occurrences were White.
29.8% or 274 total occurrences were Black.
4.1% or 38 total occurrences were Asian.
3.9% or 36 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2% or 19 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.5% or 5 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of ezekiel in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of ezekiel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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