Ezechiel


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  • noun

Synonyms for Ezechiel

a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BC

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an Old Testament book containing Ezekiel's prophecies of the downfall of Jerusalem and Judah and their subsequent restoration

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Best known are the bankers' family Ezechiel and the merchant family Jacobson.
Prima che fossero ristaurate le stanze stavan superiormente scritte con doratura all'intorno le seguenti cenni storici dei soggetti quantunque per la vecchiaia abbanstanza leggibile poi colorati a muro; furono copiati fedelmente in grande, ed ecco il primo rosa dice Ezechiel, Daniel, Esdras inter Assyrias, Chaldeos, Medos, Persas divinorum Oraculum mysteria prevident, tempora describunt instaurant exemplaria--'
It is succeeded by the second book of Gregory the Great's homilies on Ezechiel.
Ezechiel says that even the trumpeter does his duty if, at the appointed times, he blows into his instrument and his blast sounds--now attack, now retreat--at the leader's command, even though the soldiers may not follow the commands.
As for the "surprising affinities" of Lotto's God the Father with Raphael's Vision of Ezechiel (Pitti), what strikes the unbiased eye in particular are their fundamental differences.
Yet Bersuire adds to this reading an in bono reading of Saturn's castration that better fits Chaucer's usage, a reading bolstered by a line from Ezechiel 5:10: "Patres comed[e]nt filios in medio tui & filii comedent patres suos" [Therefore, the fathers will eat the sons in your midst, and the sons shall eat their fathers] (De formis, p.
28:43), and Ezechiel foretold that in the Israel of the future they would share the land with those who were full citizens (Ezek.
So, for example, did Ezechiel, who was told by God to bind up his turban on his head, gather his few belongings, and dig his way through the wall of Jerusalem, in order to abandon the city to its reckless rejection of the one God.