Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 8, 2022
After the fall of Jerusalem and his period of silence, Ezekiel now addressed himself more pointedly to the exiles. He sought to direct their hopes for the restoration of their nation. His theme changed from the harsh judgment of God to the promise of the future.
Ezechiel, Ye?ezqel, Ezekiel
Ezekiel, also spelled Ezechiel, Hebrew Ye?ezqel, (flourished 6th century BC), prophet-priest of ancient Israel and the subject and in part, the author of an Old Testament book that bears his name.