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  • proper noun A book of the Old Testament of the Bible.
  • proper noun biblical A prophet.
  • proper noun A male given name of biblical origin. First used by 17th century Puritans; rare today.

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  • noun a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BC
  • noun an Old Testament book containing Ezekiel's prophecies of the downfall of Jerusalem and Judah and their subsequent restoration

Etymologies

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Hebrew יְחֶזְקֵאל "God strengthens".

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