Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) an Old Testament book containing Ezekiel's prophecies of the downfall of Jerusalem and Judah and their subsequent restoration
  2. (noun, person) a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BC

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Synonyms of Ezekiel

book of ezekiel, ezechiel

Origin of the word Ezekiel

  1. male proper name; in O.T., name of a book and of one of the great prophets of Israel, from L.L. Ezechiel, from Gk. Iezekiel, from Heb. Yehezqel, lit. "God strengthens," from hazaq "he was strong, he strengthened" + El "God." more

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Words that sound like Ezekiel

e. coli, eagle, easel, easily, easy lay, echolalia, egg cell, eggshell, equal, equally, excel, exhale, exile, ezechiel

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