HyperDic: ezra

English > 2 senses of the word Ezra:
NOUNperson Ezraa Jewish priest and scribe sent by the Persian king to restore Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem
communicationEzra, Book of Ezraan Old Testament book telling of a rabbi's efforts in the 5th century BC to reconstitute Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity
Ezra > pronunciation
Soundseh'zrah
Rhymesabracadabra ... zebra: 116 rhymes with rah...
English > Ezra: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA Jewish priest and scribe sent by the Persian king to restore Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem.
Instance ofcopyist, scribe, scrivenersomeone employed to make written copies of documents and manuscripts
priest, non-Christian priestA person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion
English > Ezra: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn Old Testament book telling of a rabbi's efforts in the 5th century BC to reconstitute Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity.
SynonymBook of Ezra
Instance ofbookA major division of a long written composition
Part ofHagiographa, Ketubim, WritingsThe third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
Old TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
CatalanEzra, Llibre d'Esdres

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