Uz (son of Milcah)
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Uz (Person). 1. Aram’s firstborn son and a descendant of Shem (Gn 10:23). In the parallel passage in 1 Chronicles 1:17, Uz is linked directly to Shem without mention of Aram. He is perhaps the forefather of the Aramaean nation situated in the Damascene and Syrian desert regions.2. Firstborn son of Abraham’s
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
2. First son of Nahor by Milcah; nephew of Abraham and uncle of Aram (Gen. 22:21). He was probably the head of an Aramean tribe or clan located NE of Palestine near Haran. Some have suggested that this is the same tribe referred to in 10:23 (see 1 above), and that the differences in the genealogies reflect
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
UZ. 1. Son of Aram and grandson of Shem (Gn. 10:23). In 1 Ch. 1:17 Uz (Heb. ‘ûṣ, perhaps related to Arab. ‘Awḍ, the name of a deity) is named among the sons, i.e. descendants, of Shem. 2. Son of Nahor and Milcah and brother of Buz (Gn. 22:21, where av reads Huz). 3. Son of Dishan and grandson of Seir,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Uz (wooded).1. A son of Aram, Gen. 10:23; 1 Chron. 1:17, and consequently a grandson of Shem. (b.c. 2400–2300.)2. A son of Nahor by Milcah. Gen. 22:21; Authorized Version, Huz. (b.c. about 1900.)3. A son of Dishan, and grandson of Scir. Gen. 36:28. (b.c. after 1800.)4. The country in which Job lived.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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