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Scriptsעֶזְרָא Hebrew
PronouncedPron.EZ-rə English

Meaning & History

Means "help" in Hebrew. Ezra is a prophet of the Old Testament and the author of the Book of Ezra. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the Protestant Reformation. The American poet Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was a famous bearer.
VariantEsdras Biblical
Other Languages & CulturesEsdras Biblical Greek 'Ezra' Biblical Hebrew Ezras Biblical Latin
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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute