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Ezra

Ezra a 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. Also, a book of the Bible telling of Ezra, the return of the Jews from Babylon, and the rebuilding of the Temple.

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Ezra (persons in the Bible)

Ezra, in the Bible. 1 Central figure of the book of Ezra. 2 Priest who returned with Zerubbabel.

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