Ezekiel ( /ɨˈziːki.əl/; Hebrew: יְחֶזְקֵאל, Y'ḥez'qel, ), Arabic:حزقيال Hazqiyal, 'God will strengthen' (from חזק, ḥazaq, literally 'to fasten upon,' figuratively 'strong,' and אל, el, literally 'God', and so figuratively 'The Almighty') is the central protagonist of the Book of Ezekiel in the Hebrew Bible.
In Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Ezekiel is acknowledged as a Hebrew prophet. In Judaism and Christianity, he is also viewed as the author of the Book of Ezekiel that reveals prophecies regarding the destruction of Jerusalem and the Millennia Temple visions, or the Third Temple.
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—Bible: Hebrew Ezekiel 16:44.