Azariah (chief priest)
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
AZARIAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿăzaryâ (עֲזַרְיָה), ʿăzaryāhû (עֲזַרְיָהוּ)]. Azariah is a personal name (meaning “Yahweh has helped”) given to a number of individuals in the books of the Heb Bible and the LXX. Identification of some of the individuals remains tentative because of differences between parallel
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Azariah. Very common Jewish name. Its numerous occurrences in the priestly genealogies has caused much confusion. The following is one of several possible arrangements.1. Zadok’s son or grandson. According to most translations, Azariah was high priest during Solomon’s reign (1 Kgs 4:2). It is possible,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
AZARIAH Very common Jewish name. Its numerous occurrences in the priestly genealogies has caused much confusion. The following is one of several possible arrangements:1. Zadok’s son or grandson. According to most translations, Azariah was high priest during Solomon’s reign (1 Kgs 4:2). It is possible,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
AZARIAH. This was a common name in Heb., especially among the families of the priestly line of Eleazar, whose name means “whom Yahweh has helped.” It is closely related to the name Ezra, which means simply “help.” The Scriptures mention the following persons as having borne this name:1. The son of Ahimaaz
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Azariah [ăzˊə rīˊə] (Heb. ˓azaryâ, ˓azaryāhû; “the Lord has helped”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
AZARIAH (Hebrew, “Yahweh has helped”) The name of a large number of men in the Old Testament.1. A king of Judah, also known as Uzziah, who reigned from about 792 to 740 b.c. (See Uzziah).2. The son of Nathan (1 Kgs 4:5) and an official in the government of King Solomon.3. A prophet, the son of Oded,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Azari´ah (whom the Lord helps), a common name in Hebrew, and especially in the families of the priests of the line of Eleazar, whose name has precisely the same meaning as Azariah. It is nearly identical, and is often confounded, with Ezra as well as with Zerahiah and Seraiah. The principal persons who