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Noun: Ezra  ez-ru
  1. A Jewish priest and scribe sent by the Persian king to restore Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem
     
  2. An 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
    - Book of Ezra

Type of: book, copyist, non-Christian priest, priest, scribe, scrivener

Part of: Hagiographa, Ketubim, Old Testament, Writings

Encyclopedia: Ezra, Tel Aviv