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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #05830 - עֶזְרָא
Ezra = “help”
1) the priest and scribe who led the reforms of the returned exiles in Jerusalem; co-worker with Nehemiah
2) a priest with Zerubbabel
3) another post-exilic Jew
1 Ezra Ezra 7:1,10; Ezra 10:1,2,5,6; Nehemiah 8:6; called (ה)סֹּפֵר Ezra 7:6; Nehemiah 8:1,4,5,13; Nehemiah 12:36, הַכֹּהֵן Ezra 10:10,16; Nehemiah 8:2,9, both Ezra 7:11; Nehemiah 12:26.
2 priest with Zerubbabel Nehemiah 12:1,13.
3 Nehemiah 12:33.
עֶזְרָא proper name, masculine Ezra (Biblical Hebrew id.); — Ezra 7:12,21,25.
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עֶזְרָא (“help”), pr.n. Ezra
(1) the priest, and γραμματεύς, who in the seventh year of Artaxerxes Longimanus (458 b. c.) led a colony of Jews from Babylon to Jerusalem, Ezr. chap. -710 ; Neh. chap. his pedigree is given, -Ezra 7:15.
(2) one of the first colony, a cotemporary of Zerubbabel, Nehemiah 12:1, Nehemiah 12:2.
Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org.
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