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Uz (son of Milcah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Uz, Son of Milcah
Uz, Son of Milcah (עוּץ‎, uts). The firstborn son of Nahor and Milcah (Gen 22:21).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Huz
Huz. kjv rendering of Uz, Nahor’s son, in Genesis 22:21.See Uz (Person) #2.
Uz (Person)
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
Uz
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
Uz
Uz uz [Heb. ʿûṣ]; AV also HUZ (Gen. 22:21). The name of three persons (tribes): two Arameans (1, 2) and one Edomite (3).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Huz
HUZ* kjv rendering of Uz, Nahor’s son, in Genesis 22:21. See Uz (Person) #2.
Uz (Person)
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 Aramean nation situated in the Syrian desert regions.2. Firstborn son of Abraham’s brother
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Uz
Uz (uhz).1 The son of Aram and grandson of Shem (Gen. 10:23). In 1 Chron. 1:17, Uz is listed as a “son” (probably meaning “descendant”) of Shem.2 The son of Nahor and Milcah and brother of Buz (Gen. 22:21). Nahor was Abraham’s brother.3 The son of Dishan and brother of Aran the Horite (Gen. 36:28;
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Huz
HUZ. The eldest son of Nahor by his wife Milcah (Gen 22:21). He is called Uz in the ASV and RSV. See Uz.
Uz
UZ. Three men in the Bible are named Uz.1. The oldest son of Nahor (Gen 22:21, RSV; Huz in KJV).2. Grandson of Seir (Gen 36:28; 1 Chr 1:42).3. Son of Aram in the Table of Nations (Gen 10:23). Thus the name is of an ancient Aramaic tribe, probably the same as the Ausitai who lived in the desert W of
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Uz
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
Uz (Person)
Uz (Heb. ʿûṣ) (PERSON)1. A son of Aram and grandson of Shem (Gen. 10:23). At 1 Chr. 1:17 he is called a son of Shem.2. A son of Milcah and Nahor, Abraham’s brother (Gen. 22:21).3. A son (or descendant) of the Horite chief Dishan (Gen. 36:28 = 1 Chr. 1:42). The name may represent a clan or similar
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Huz
Huz (light, sandy soil), the eldest son of Nahor and Milcah. Gen. 22:21. (b.c. about 1900.)
Uz
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
Uz
UZ (ūz).1. A son of Aram (Gen. 10:23; 1 Chron. 1:17), and a grandson of Shem.2. A son of Nahor, by Milcah (Gen. 22:21; KJV, “Huz”).3. A son of Dishan, and grandson of Seir (Gen. 36:28).4. The land of Uz was the country in which Job lived (Job 1:1). The LXX renders it en chōra tē ˒Ausitidi, and
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Uz
Uzfertile land. (1.) The son of Aram, and grandson of Shem (Gen. 10:23; 1 Chr. 1:17).(2.) One of the Horite “dukes” in the land of Edom (Gen. 36:28).(3.) The eldest son of Nahor, Abraham’s brother (Gen. 22:21, R.V.).
See also
Relatives
Nahor Father
Milcah Mother
Bethuel Brother
Maacah Brother
Tahash Brother
Tebah Brother
Buz Brother
Kemuel Brother
Chesed Brother
Hazo Brother
Pildash Brother
Jidlaph Brother
Abraham Uncle
Isaac Cousin
Sarah Aunt
Laban Nephew
Rebekah Niece
Ishmael Cousin
Lot Cousin
Lot Uncle
Terah Grandfather
Moab Cousin
Haran Grandfather
Haran Uncle
Midian Cousin
Ben-ammi Cousin
Shuah Cousin
Jokshan Cousin
Zimran Cousin
Aram Nephew
Medan Cousin
Ishbak Cousin
Milcah Cousin
Iscah Aunt
Iscah Cousin