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Azariah (son of Jehallelel)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Azariah, Son of Jehallelel
Azariah, Son of Jehallelel (עֲזַרְיָהוּ‎, azaryahu). A descendant of Levi; one of the priests responsible for cleansing the temple during Hezekiah’s reign (2 Chr 29:12).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azariah (Person)
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
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
Azariah
Azariah az-ə-rīʹə [Heb. ʿazaryâ, ʿazaryāhû—‘Yahweh has helped’; Gk. Apoc. Azarias, Ezerias (1 Esd. 8:1)].
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Azariah
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)
Azariah
Azariah (az´uh-ri´uh; Heb., “the Lord has helped”; also Azaryah, Azaryahu).1 The king of Judah (2 Kings 14:21; 15:1, 7, 17, 23, 27; 1 Chron. 3:12) otherwise known as Uzziah. See also Uzziah.2–3 Two sons of the Judean king Jehoshaphat (2 Chron. 21:2).4 Azariah son of Nathan, a “high official” under
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Azariah
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
Azariah
AZARIAH (Heb. ‘azaryāhû, ‘azaryâ, ‘Yahweh has helped’). 1. One of Solomon’s ministers, son of Zadok (1 Ki. 4:2; cf. 1 Ch. 6:9). 2. Another of Solomon’s ministers, son of Nathan; he was over the officers (1 Ki. 4:5). 3. Alternative name for King *Uzziah (2 Ki. 14:21, etc.). Montgomery (Kings, ICC,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Azariah
Azariah (Heb. ʿăzaryâ, ʿăzaryāhû)1. High priest under Solomon; a son of the priest Zadok (1 Kgs. 4:2).2. son of Nathan who was in charge of the “officials” (perhaps soldiers garrisoned at the palace or perhaps deputies) under Solomon (1 Kgs. 4:5).3. The given name of King Uzziah (2 Kgs. 15:13;
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Azariah
Azariah [ăzˊə rīˊə] (Heb. ˓azaryâ, ˓azaryāhû; “the Lord has helped”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Azariah
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
Azariah
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
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