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Definition 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
  • a Jewish priest and scribe sent by the Persian king to restore Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem

How to use ezra in a sentence. Ezra pronunciation.

After visiting Jasper Kimber at Heddington, as I came back over the hill by the path we all took that day after the Meeting-Ebn Ezra Bey, my father, Elder Fairley, and thee and me-I drew near the chairmaker's but where thee lived alone all those sad months.
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I must ask thee how is thy friend Ebn Ezra Bey?
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Ebn Ezra Bey had gone upon his own business to Fazougli, the tropical Siberia of Egypt, to liberate, by order of Prince Kaid,-and at a high price-a relative banished there.
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And I must not forget to say that I shall take with me on my journey that faithful Muslim Ebn Ezra.
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But you must understand that it ran directly counter to _Ezra Sheppard's_ ideal of the simple God-fearing life.
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Ezra_ consents to tolerate the discomfort of this change, but in the end he loses patience and hits her.
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This is bad news for _Ezra_, but he is prepared to forgive a fault in which he himself has had a fair share.
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They served to exhibit that the prophets acknowledged one another as the organs of the Holy Spirit,-to testify the ἀκριβῆ διαδοχήν, the want of which in the times after Ezra and Nehemiah is mentioned by Josephus as one of the reasons why none of the writings of [Pg 292]that period could be acknowledged as sacred.
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The Priestly Code-its introduction by Ezra X.II.3.
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At first sight this assumption seems to be justified by the history of the canon; it was the Law that first became canonical through the influence of Ezra and Nehemiah; the Prophets became so considerably later, and the Hagiographa last of all.
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It was according to the mode furnished by it that the Jews under Ezra ordered their sacred community, and upon it are formed our conceptions of the Mosaic theocracy, with the tabernacle at its centre, the high priest at its head, the priests and Levites as its organs, the legitimate cultus as its regular function.
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Here again a way of escape is open by assuming a lifeless existence of the law down to Ezra's time.
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Compare also Ezra ix. 4; Nehemiah x. 33.
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And when Ezra the scribe introduced the Pentateuch as we now have it as the fundamental law of the church of the second temple (444 B.C.), it was found written in the Torah which Jehovah had commanded by Moses, that the children of Israel were to live in booths during the feast in the seventh month, and further, to use branches of olive and myrtle and palm for this purpose, and that the people went and made to themselves booths accordingly; such a thing had not been done "since the days of Joshua the son of Nun even unto that day " (Nehemiah viii.
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Even in 444 B.C., the year of the publication of the Pentateuch by Ezra, the great day of atonement has not yet come into force.
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Ezra begins the reading of the law in the beginning of the seventh month, and afterwards the feast of tabernacles is observed on the fifteenth; of an atoning solemnity on the tenth of the month not a word is said in the circumstantial narrative, which, moreover, is one specially interested in the liturgical element, but it is made up for on the twenty-fourth (Nehemiah viii., ix.).
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Not in Deuteronomy only, but everywhere in the Old Testament, apart from Ezra, Nehemiah, and Chronicles, Levite is the priest's title of honour.
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With Zerubbabel and Joshua, four priestly families, 4289 persons in all, returned from Babylon in 538 (Ezra iv.
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Besides, it may be taken for granted that many (and more particularly Levitical) elements not originally belonging to it had managed to make way into the ranks of the Solomonic priesthood; that all were not successful (Ezra ii.
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At first in the community of the second temple the Levites continued to be distinguished from the singers, porters, and Nethinim (Ezra ii.
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Examples of Ezra

Example #1
It was late evening; the sun had set.
Example #2
Now for the strange thing I hinted.
Example #3
I am glad thee did find all he said was true, and that in Damascus thee was able to set a mark by my uncle's grave.
Example #4
Now what more to be set down?
Example #5
David had not yet been fortunate with his own business-the settlement of his Uncle Benn's estate-though the last stages of negotiation with the Prince Pasha seemed to have been reached.
Example #6
David had now been in the country six months, rapidly perfecting his knowledge of Arabic, speaking it always to his servant Mahommed Hassan, whom he had picked from the streets.