Micah, Father of Uzziah
Micah (son of Uzziel)
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The father of Uzziah, an elder in Judith’s hometown Bethulia. A member of the tribe of Simeon (Judith 6:14–15).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
MICAH (PERSON) [Heb mı̂kâ (מִיכָה); mı̂kāʾ (מִיכָא)]. Var. MICA. The name of nine men in the Hebrew Bible. Micah is a shortened form of such names as Micaiah, “who is like YH (WH),” and Michael, “who is like God,” which express the notion of God’s incomparability (Labuschagne 1966). The longer form
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Micah (mi´kuh; a shortened form of Micaiah; Heb., “who is like the Lord?”).1 The prophet Micah of Moresheth, a town some twenty-five miles southwest of Jerusalem, to whom the book of Micah is attributed. In addition to the information in Mic. 1:1, Jer. 26:18 reports that Micah came to Jerusalem in the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
MICAH, MICAIAH (‘who is like Yah?’). A common Hebrew name, variously spelt in both evv and MT. Of the many men named with one of these forms, three are better known than the rest. 1. Micah of Moresheth the prophet. (See next article.) 2. Micah of Mt Ephraim, whose strange story is told in Jdg. 17–18,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Micah (Heb. mɩ̂ḵâ) (also MICA, MICAIAH)1. A man of the Ephraimite hill country, living during the period of the judges, whose story explains the founding of the shrine and city of Dan (Judg. 17–18). According to the story, Micah stole 1100 pieces of silver from his mother. Upon return of the silver,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Micah [mīˊkə] (Heb. mîḵâ; shortened form of mîḵāyāhû “Who is like Yahweh?”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mi´cah (who is like God?), the same name as Micaiah. [Micaiah.]1. An Israelite whose familiar story is preserved in the 17th and 18th chapters of Judges. Micah is evidently a devout believer in Jehovah, and yet so completely ignorant is he of the law of Jehovah that the mode which he adopts of honoring
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