Ebenezer

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From Hebrew אֶבֶן הָעֵזֶר (éven-ha`éizer, stone of help).

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Ebenezer

  1. (biblical) The stone memorial in Israel erected by Samuel.
  2. A male given name taken up by Puritans in the 17th century.
    • 1843 Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol, Stave 1:
      "I have none to give," the Ghost replied. "It comes from other regions, Ebenezer Scrooge, and is conveyed by other ministers, to other kinds of men."

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