Ebenezer [ eb-uh-nee-zer ]
1. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “stone of help.”
Origin: Hebrew ebhen ha-?ezer stone of help; from the application of this name by Samuel to the stone which he set up in commemoration of God's help to the Israelites in their victory over the Philistines at Mizpah (1 Samuel 7:12)
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Ebenezer Scrooge made terrible decisions along the way and lost the love of his life because of it.
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From Ebenezer Scrooge to Arthur Jensen in Network, here are some of the most famous one percent characters from books and movies.
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The doughty and aggressive Captain Ebenezer Allen harassed their rear whenever opportunity was given for striking a blow.
VERMONT|ROWLAND E. ROBINSON
"I'll see her," repeated Ebenezer, not changing the tone of his voice.
THE SECRET OF THE STORM COUNTRY|GRACE MILLER WHITE
The person who accompanied him was a simple lackey, named Ebenezer Radburn, who acted merely in the capacity of turnkey.
TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE|SOLOMON NORTHUP
Ebenezer Bowsprit, with half a dozen cronies of his own choosing, led the way over the side, in high good humour.
THE ADVENTURES OF BILLY TOPSAIL|NORMAN DUNCAN
Enter Clapboard, with a lighted candle, which he places on table, followed by Ebenezer.
A TENDER ATTACHMENT|GEORGE MELVILLE BAKER