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Uzzi (son of Bela)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Uzzi, Son of Bela
Uzzi, Son of Bela (עֻזִּי‎, uzziy). Grandson of Benjamin and leader of a clan of Benjaminites (1 Chr 7:7).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Uzzi (Person)
UZZI (PERSON) [Heb ʿuzzı̂ (עֻזִּי)]. Short form of Uzziah or Uzziel, “(Yahweh/El) is my strength.” The name is particularly well attested in postexilic texts.1. Most prominent is Uzzi’s mention in several genealogies of the priestly family of Eleazar. Ezra 7:1–5 (cf. 1 Esdr 8:1–2, Gk Ozias) purports
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Uzzi
Uzzi. 1. Descendant of Eliezer who was in the direct ancestral line of high priests, though he apparently never served in that capacity (1 Chr 6:5, 6, 51). He is listed as the son of Bukki and the father of Zerahiah and a lineal ancestor of Zadok and later Ezra (Ezr 7:4).2. Clan chief and mighty warrior
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Savias
Savias sə-vîʹəs [Gk. Saouia] (1 Esd. 8:2, AV). An ancestor of Ezra mentioned in LXX A. The name is omitted in the B text, which the RSV follows at this point.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Uzzi
UZZI1. Descendant of Eliezer who was in the direct ancestral line of high priests, though he apparently never served in that capacity (1 Chr 6:5–6, 51). He is listed as the son of Bukki and the father of Zerahiah; he was a lineal ancestor of Zadok and later Ezra (Ezr 7:4).2. Clan chief and mighty warrior
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Uzzi
Uzzi (uhz´i; Heb., “strength”).1 An Aaronic priest descended from Eleazar (1 Chron. 6:5–6). He was an ancestor of Ezra (Ezra 7:4).2 The son of Tola and a family leader from the tribe of Issachar (1 Chron. 7:2–3).3 A son of Bela of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chron. 7:7).4 The father of Elah of the tribe
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Uzzi
UZZI1. A high priest, the great-grandson of Phinehas the son of Eleazar. He was an ancestor of Ezra (1 Chr 6:5–6, 51; Ezr 7:4). Josephus records (Ant. v. 11.5) that after Uzzi, the high priesthood was transferred to the family of Ithamar.2. The grandson of Issachar and founder of one of the families
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Uzzi
UZZI. A priest in the line of descent from Eleazar (1 Ch. 6:5; Ezr. 7:4), probably contemporary with *Eli. For others of the same name in Benjaminite families, see 1 Ch. 7:7; 9:8; in Issachar, 1 Ch. 7:2–3; and Levites (Ne. 11:22; 12:19, 42).D. J. Wiseman.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Uzzi
Uzzi (Heb. ʿuzzɩ̂)1. An Aaronite priest descended from Eleasar; son of Bukki and father of Zerahiah (1 Chr. 6:5–6, 51 [MT 5:31–32; 6:36), and an ancestor of Ezra (Ezra 7:4).2. A clan chief of Issachar, son of Tola (1 Chr. 7:2–3).3. A son of Bela of the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr. 7:7).4. The father
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Uzzi
Uz´zi (strong).1. Son of Bukki, and father of Zerahiah, in the line of the high priests. 1 Chron. 6:5, 51; Ezra 7:4. Though Uzzi was the lineal ancestor of Zadok, it does not appear that he was ever high priest. He must have been contemporary with, but rather earlier than, Eli. (b.c. before 1161.)2.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Uzzi
UZ´ZI (ūzʹi; “strong”).1. Son of Bukki, and father of Zerahiah, in the line of the high priests (1 Chron. 6:5, 51; Ezra 7:4). Josephus relates that after high priesthood was removed from the family of Eleazar and given to Eli, of the family of Ithamar, either after the service of Bukki’s father, Abishua
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Naaman Brother
Gera Brother
Abishua Brother
Addar Brother
Huram Brother
Abihud Brother
Ahoah Brother
Jerimoth Brother
Uzziel Brother
Ezbon Brother
Ir Brother
Benjamin Grandfather
Huppim Nephew
Huppim Uncle
Ashbel Uncle
Ahiram Uncle
Shephupham Nephew
Gera Uncle
Becher Uncle
Rosh Uncle
Ard Uncle
Muppim Uncle
Ehi Uncle
Joash Cousin
Omri Cousin
Abijah Cousin
Jediael Uncle
Elioenai Cousin
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Alemeth Cousin
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Rapha Uncle
Anathoth Cousin
Nohah Uncle
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