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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #05830 - עֶזְרָא

Word Origin
a variation of (05833)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

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

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (22) NAS (22) HCS (21)
Ezra 10
Nehemiah 12
Ezra 10
Nehemiah 12
Ezra 9
Nehemiah 12
n-p 22
n-p 22
n-p 22

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עֶזְרָא proper name, masculine Εσρας, Εσδρας, Εζδρας;

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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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

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.

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List of Word Forms
וְעֶזְרָ֣א וְעֶזְרָ֥א ועזרא לְעֶזְרָ֔א לְעֶזְרָ֣א לְעֶזְרָ֥א לעזרא עֶזְרָ֔א עֶזְרָ֖א עֶזְרָ֗א עֶזְרָ֡א עֶזְרָ֣א עֶזְרָ֤א עֶזְרָ֨א עֶזְרָֽא׃ עֶזְרָא֙ עזרא עזרא׃ ‘ez·rā ‘ezrā ezRa lə‘ezrā lə·‘ez·rā leezRa veezRa wə‘ezrā wə·‘ez·rā
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