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Uzziah
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Uzziah, Elder of Bethulia
Uzziah, Elder of Bethulia (Ὀζίας, Ozias). Also spelled Ozias. An important elder in Bethulia, Judith’s hometown (e.g., Judith 6:21; 7:23; 10:6; 13:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Uzziah (Person)
UZZIAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿuzzı̂yāhû (עֻזִּיָּהוּ‎), ʿuzzı̂yâ (עֻזִּיָּה)]. Var. AZARIAH. Six persons in the Bible bear this name.1. King of Judah, who succeeded his father Amaziah on the Jerusalem throne (2 Kgs 15:1–2), and was in turn succeeded by his son Jotham. Provisional dates for Uzziah’s reign
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Uzziah
2. [Gk. Apoc. Ozias], AV, NEB, OZIAS. Chief elder of Bethulia in the time of Judith (Jth. 6:15f, 21; 7:23, 30; 8:9, 28, 35; 10:6; 13:18; 14:6; 15:4).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Uzziah
Uzziah (Heb. ʿuzzɩ̂yâ, ʿuzzɩ̂yāhû; Gk. Ōzias) (also AZARIAH)1. King of Judah during the 8th century. His exact dates are debated, both as a part of the larger problem of dating the kings of Israel and Judah and because 2 Kgs. 15:2; 2 Chr. 26:3 assign him the lengthy reign of 52 years. William F.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
UZZIAH
UZZIAH uh-zi´uh [עֻזִּיָּהוּʿuzziyahu, עֻזִּיָּהʿuzziyah; Ὀζίας Ozias]. Means “Yahweh is my strength.” Five individuals in the OT bear this name. 1. An early 8th-cent. king of Judah. Uzziah (twenty-five times) is also called Azariah (“Yahweh is my help”) nine times in the OT. The two names differ
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