Meaning of Ezra in English:

Ezra

Pronunciation /ˈɛzrə/

proper noun

  • 1A Jewish priest and scribe who played a central part in the reform of Judaism in the 5th or 4th century BC, continuing the work of Nehemiah and forbidding mixed marriages.

    1. 1.1A book of the Bible telling of Ezra, the return of the Jewish people from Babylon, and the rebuilding of the Temple.