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Azarias
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
A pseudonym taken by the archangel Raphael who appears in disguise to help Tobit and his son Tobias (Tobit 5:4, 13; 12:15). Azarias is the Greek form of the Hebrew name Azariah (עֲזַרְיָה‎, azaryah; “Yahweh has helped”).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Azarias
Azarias (Ἀζαριας, Azarias). A pseudonym taken by the archangel Raphael who appears in disguise to help Tobit and his son Tobias (Tobit 5:4, 13; 12:15). Azarias is the Greek form of the Hebrew name Azariah (עֲזַרְיָה‎, azaryah; “Yahweh has helped”).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azarias (Person)
AZARIAS (PERSON) [Gk Azarias (Ἀζαριας)]. The name assumed by the archangel RAPHAEL in the book of Tobit (5:13—Eng 5:12). Tobit, blind and destitute except for money left for safekeeping with a man named Gabael in Rages, prayed for help. God sent Raphael to assist him. The archangel identified himself
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Azarias
Azarias az-ə-rīʹəs [GK. Azarias]. A name assumed by the angel Raphael (Tob. 5:12; 6:6, 13; etc.). See also Azariah 19, 21, 25, 26, 27.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Azarias
AZARIAS Name or pseudonym taken by the angel Raphael as he accompanied Tobit’s son Tobias, in the apocryphal story of Tobias’s journey to Media (Tb 5:4, 13; 12:15).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AZARIAS
AZARIAS<az-a-ri’as> [ ʼΑζαρίας, Azarias] and [ ʼΑζαρείας, Azareias]:1. Azarias, who put away his “strange wife” (1 Esdras 9:21); compare Uzziah (Ezra 10:21).2. Azarias, who stood at the right side of Ezra when the law was read to the people (1 Esdras 9:43); omitted in Ezra 8:4.3.
Ecclesiastical Dictionary: Containing, in Concise Form, Information upon Ecclesiastical, Biblical, Archæological, and Historical Subjects
Azarias
Azarias.—King of Juda. He began his reign at the age of 16 years, 812 b.c. The first part of his reign was prosperous and happy; but presuming to offer incense in the temple, he was smitten with leprosy, and continued a leper till his death, in 758 b.c.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Azarias
AZARIAS, az-a-rīʹas (Ἀζαρίας, Azarías, and Ἀζαρείας, Azareías):(1) A., who put away his “strange wife” (1 Esd 9:21); cf Uzziah (Ezr 10:21).(2) A., who stood at the right side of Ezra when the law was read to the people (1 Esd 9:43); omitted in Ezr 8:4.(3) A., who interpreted the law to the people
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Azariah
Azariah [az-uh--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
AZARIAS
AZARIAS az´uh-ri´uhs [Ἀζαρίας Azarias]. Greek form of Hebrew name Azariah. Angel Raphael’s assumed name (Tob 5:13; 6:7, 14; 7:9; 9:2).