Book of Ezra

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Book of Ezra 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
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Usage

In literature:

Having now dismissed Kings and Chronicles, I come to the next in course, the book of Ezra.
"The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume IV. 1794-1796." by Thomas Paine
And after these books, or many of them, had been written, they were entirely lost, and are said to have been reproduced by Ezra.
"God and my Neighbour" by Robert Blatchford
It's the twenty-first verse of the seventh chapter of the book of Ezra.
"The Lions of the Lord" by Harry Leon Wilson
Isaiah, the Book of, Abraham Ibn Ezra on, 116.
"Chapters on Jewish Literature" by Israel Abrahams
The books of Ezra and Nehemiah furnish the outline of the period and its achievements.
"The Bible Period by Period" by Josiah Blake Tidwell
Ezra, book of, 258; its chronology, 260.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
One hundred and seventy-nine years further onward, Ezra was from morning till noon reading out of this book.
"The Seventh Day Sabbath, a Perpetual Sign, from the Beginning to the Entering into the Gates of the Holy City, According to the Commandment" by Joseph Bates
Ezra wrote part of this book in Chaldee.
"A Week of Instruction and Amusement," by Mrs. Harley
One hundred and seventy-nine years further onward, Ezra was from morning till noon reading out of this book.
"The Seventh Day Sabbath, a Perpetual Sign" by Joseph Bates
This morning I came, in course of my reading, to the commencement of the book of Ezra.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
On a raised platform of wood stood Ezra ready with the rolls of the Books of the Law, and beside him were the interpreters.
"The Bible in its Making" by Mildred Duff
Having now dismissed Kings and Chronicles, I come to the next in course, the book of Ezra.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
For all of this see Ezra 1-6 and the books of Haggai and Zechariah.
"Training the Teacher" by A. F. Schauffler
From Ezra to Malachi the translation is taken from Coverdale, as is also that of the Apocryphal books.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
The period of history covered by the books of Ezra and Nehemiah extends from the return of the exiles under Zerubbabel in 537-536 B.C.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
The book of Ezra is of no importance.
"About The Holy Bible" by Robert G. Ingersoll
The book of Ezra is of no importance.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 3 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Lectures" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Ezra brought the book of The Law with him from Babylon.
"Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther" by Walter Adeney
Your fifth letter begins with stating the importance of the concession of Thomas Paine, that the books of Ezra and Nehemiah are genuine.
"Watson Refuted" by Samuel Francis
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In news:

Ezra Jack Keats , an illustrator and writer of children's books who won many awards, died of a heart attack early yesterday at New York Hospital.
As an American and a lover of books, it is hard to go to Paris and not think of the fabled "lost generation" writers of the 1920s — Ernest Hemingway, F Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound & Company — and their literary and artistic companions.
The Jewish Museum has a retrospective of the work of Ezra Jack Keats, an author and illustrator whose "Snowy Day" (1962) differed profoundly from mainstream American picture books because the young protagonist was black.
The Jewish Museum has a retrospective of the work of Ezra Jack Keats, an author and illustrator whose " Snowy Day" (1962) differed profoundly from mainstream American picture books because the young protagonist was black.
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