[ez-ruh] /ˈɛz rə/ noun 1. a Jewish scribe and prophet of the 5th century b.c., who with Nehemiah led the revival of Judaism in Palestine. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbreviation: Ezr. 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “help.”. /ˈɛzrə/ noun (Old Testament) 1. a Jewish priest […]
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[pound] /paʊnd/ noun 1. Ezra Loomis [loo-mis] /ˈlu mɪs/ (Show IPA), 1885–1972, U.S. poet. 2. Louise, 1872–1958, U.S. scholar and linguist. 3. her brother, Roscoe, 1870–1964, U.S. legal scholar and writer. /paʊnd/ verb 1. when intr, often foll by on or at. to strike heavily and often 2. (transitive) to beat to a pulp; pulverize […]
a title given to Ethan (1 Kings 4:31; Ps. 89, title) and Heman (Ps. 88, title). They were both sons of Zerah (1 Chr. 2:6).
help of Jehovah, the son of Chelub. He superintended, under David, those who “did the work of the field for tillage” (1 Chr. 27:26).