Esdras

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Esdrās, from Ancient Greek Ἔσδρᾱς (Ésdrās), from Hebrew עזרא (Ezra, God helps).

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Esdras

  1. (biblical) any of four books of the Old Testament and Apocrypha of the Bible. Sometimes abbreviated as Esd..

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Depending upon which Bible is being examined there two or four Books of Esdras, with different names and numbering systems. Wikipedia has an article Esdras with a table explaining this.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Ἔσδρᾱς (Ésdrās).

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Proper noun[edit]

Esdrās m (genitive Esdrae); first declension

  1. Ezra

Declension[edit]

First declension, Greek type masculine in -ās.

Number Singular
nominative Esdrās
genitive Esdrae
dative Esdrae
accusative Esdrān
ablative Esdrā
vocative Esdra

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