Azariah (son of Ahimaaz)
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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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Az-a-riʹah [helped of Jehovah], a common name among the Hebrews, borne by nineteen persons mentioned in the Old Testament. The principal are these:1. A son of Ahimaaz (1 Chron. 6:9), and the high priest at the dedication of the temple.2. A son of Oded (2 Chron. 15:1), and a remarkable prophet in the
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Azariah [az-uh-rī-uh] (עזריה, “Yahweh Is Might”) (1) alternate name of King Uzziah of Judah (2 Kings 14:21) (2) son of Nathan (4), or possibly Nathan (2) the prophet; supervised provisioning of Solomon’s palace (1 Kings 4:5) (3) the prophet who encouraged King Asa of Judah to start a religious reform;
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
AZARIAH az´uh-ri´uh [עֲזַרְיָה ʿazaryah, עֲזַרְיָהוּ ʿazaryahu]. Azariah is the name of numerous individuals in the OT. The name means “Yahweh has helped.” The majority of these individuals are found in the books of Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah, and many are associated with the priestly and Levitical