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Uzzah (son of Abinadab)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Uzzah, Son of Abinadab
Uzzah, Son of Abinadab Uzzah, son of Abinadab (עֻזָּא‎, uzza'). One of the men who brought ark of the covenant out from the house of Abinidab (2 Sam 6:3). On the way to the city of David, Uzzah was killed when he touched the ark (Sam 6:5–15; 1 Chr 13:5–14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Uzzah (Person)
UZZAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿuzzâ (עֻזָּה‎), ʿuzzāʾ (עֻזָּא)]. Var. UZZA. Five persons carry this name in the OT. Uzzah means “Oh [Yahweh or God, my] Strength,” and is a short form related to the names Uzziah/Uzziel, “Yahweh/El (God) is my Strength” (Noth IPN 38, 160). It is also parallel to names formed on
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Uzza
Uzza. 1. Owner or the initial planter of a garden that served as the burial place for kings Manasseh and Amon of Judah (2 Kgs 21:18, 26). The “garden of Uzza” was apparently adjacent to Manasseh’s royal residence. Some suggest that Uzza is the same person as King Uzziah (Azariah; 2 Kgs 15:1–6), but this
Uzzah
Uzzah. 1. Son of Abinadab who was killed while driving the cart that carried the ark of the covenant when it was returned from the Philistines (2 Sm 6:1–8; 1 Chr 13:7–11, kjv Uzza). He was struck dead by the Lord because he “took hold” of the ark while trying to steady it, thereby violating the proscriptions
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Uzzah; Uzza
1. Son of Abinadab. With his brother Ahio he drove the new cart that was to bear the ark of God from Abinadab’s house to Jerusalem in a joyous procession led by David (2 S. 6:3–8 par 1 Ch. 13:7–11). At a certain threshing floor (“of Nacon,” 2 S. 6:6; “of Chidon,” 1 Ch. 13:9) the oxen did something unexpectedly
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Uzza
UZZA1. Owner or initial planter of a garden that served as the burial place for kings Manasseh and Amon of Judah (2 Kgs 21:18, 26). The “garden of Uzza” was apparently adjacent to Manasseh’s royal residence.2. kjv spelling for Uzzah, Shimei’s son, in 1 Chronicles 6:29. See Uzzah #2.3. Son or descendant
Uzzah
UZZAH1. Son of Abinadab who was killed while accompanying the cart that carried the ark of the covenant when it was returned from the Philistines (2 Sm 6:1–8; 1 Chr 13:7–11). He was struck dead by the Lord because he took hold of the ark while trying to steady it, thereby violating the instructions
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Uzza
Uzza (uhz´uh).1 The burial garden of Manasseh (2 Kings 21:18) and Amon (21:26), kings of Judah. The garden was apparently part of the palace complex.2 A Benjaminite, the son of Gera and a descendant of Ehud (1 Chron. 8:7).3 The ancestor of a family of temple servants who returned to Jerusalem from
Uzzah
Uzzah (uhz´uh).1 A son of Abinadab, in whose house at Kiriath-jearim the ark of the covenant remained for twenty years. When the ark was moved to Jerusalem, Uzzah and his brother Ahio guided the oxcart that carried it. However, when the oxen stumbled and the ark threatened to tip, Uzzah tried to steady
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Uzza, Uzzah
UZZA, UZZAH1. A Levite of the family of Merari (1 Chr 6:29–30).2. A descendant of Ehud and the head of a Benjamite clan (1 Chr 8:7).3. One of two brothers who accompanied the ark (q.v.) on its journey from Kirjath-jearim toward Jerusalem (2 Sam 6:3–8; 1 Chr 13:7–11). The ark of the covenant had remained
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Uzza
UZZA (Heb. ‘uzzā’). 1. A descendant of Ehud, a Benjaminite (1 Ch. 8:7). 2. A son of Merari (1 Ch. 6:29). 3. The head of a family of Nethinim who returned from the Exile (Ezr. 2:49). 4. A son of Abinadab, probably a Levite (cf. 1 Sa. 7:1), who drove the new cart carrying the ark when it was removed from
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Uzza (Person)
Uzza (Heb. ʿuzzāʾ) (PERSON)1. A Benjaminite; son of Gera (Heglam; cf. NRSV) and descendant of Ehud (1 Chr. 8:7).2. An ancestor of temple servants among the first to return with Zerubbabel from exile in Babylon (Ezra 2:49 = Neh. 7:51).
Uzzah
Uzzah (Heb. ʿuzzāʿ, ʿuzzâ)1. A son of Abinadab, in whose house at Kiriath-jearim the ark of the covenant had remained 20 years. Uzzah and his brother Ahio guided the ox-cart carrying the ark as it was transported to Jerusalem. When the oxen stumbled, Uzzah touched the ark to steady it, an act of irreverence
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Uzzah
UZZAH (Hebrew, “O Lord my strength”)1. The son of Abinadab. He and his brother, Ahio, drove the cart that carried the ark of the covenant from Kiriath-jearim (2 Sam 6:3–4; 1 Chr 13:7). When the oxen stumbled, Uzzah reached out to steady the ark and was struck dead (2 Sam 6:6–7; 1 Chr 13:9–10).2. The
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Uzza
Uz´za (strength).1. A Benjamite of the sons of Ehud. 1 Chron. 8:7. (b.c. 1445.)2. Elsewhere called Uzzah. 1 Chron. 13:7, 9, 10, 11. [Uzzah.]3. The children of Uzza were a family of Nethinim who returned with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:49; Neh. 7:51. (b.c. before 536.)4. Properly Uzzah. As the text now stands,
Uzza
Uz´za, or Uz´zah (strength), one of the sons of Abinadab, in whose house at Kirjath-jearim the ark rested for twenty years. Uzzah probably was the second and Ahio the third. They both accompanied its removal when David first undertook to carry it to Jerusalem. (b.c. 1043.) Ahio apparently went before
See also
Relatives
Abinadab Father
Eleazar Brother
Ahio Brother
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