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Uzziah (elder of Bethulia)
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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
Azariah (Person)
AZARIAH (PERSON) [Heb ʿăzaryâ (עֲזַרְיָה‎), ʿăzaryāhû (עֲזַרְיָהוּ)]. Azariah is a personal name (meaning “Yahweh has helped”) given to a number of individuals in the books of the Heb Bible and the LXX. Identification of some of the individuals remains tentative because of differences between parallel
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Uzziah
Uzziah. 1. Judah’s king from around 792 to 740 bc (cf. 2 Kgs 14:21, 22; 15:1–7; 2 Chr 26:1–23), the son of King Amaziah and Jecoliah of Jerusalem. Uzziah is the name he is called in Chronicles, but in Kings he is known as Azariah. Azariah means “the Lord has helped”; the meaning of Uzziah is “my strength
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).
Uzziah
Uzziah u-zīʹə [Heb. ʿuzzîyâ—‘my strength is Yah (weh)’ (2 K. 15:13, 30; Hos. 1:1; Am. 1:1; Zec. 14:5), ʿuzzîyāhû (2 K. 15:32, 34; Isa. 1:1; 6:1; 7:1; 2 Ch. 26; 27:2); Gk. Ozias (Mt. 1:8f)]; AV NT OZIAS; AZARIAH az-ə-rīʹə [Heb. ʿazaryâ—‘Yah (weh) has helped’ (2 K. 14:21; 15:1, 7; 1 Ch. 3:12),
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Uzziah
UZZIAH1. Judah’s king from around 792 to 740 bc (cf. 2 Kgs 14:21–22; 15:1–7; 2 Chr 26:1–23), the son of King Amaziah and Jecoliah of Jerusalem. Uzziah is the name he is called in Chronicles, but in Kings he is known as Azariah. Azariah means “the Lord has helped”; the meaning of Uzziah is “my strength
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Azariah
Azariah (az´uh-ri´uh; Heb., “the Lord has helped”; also Azaryah, Azaryahu).1 The king of Judah (2 Kings 14:21; 15:1, 7, 17, 23, 27; 1 Chron. 3:12) otherwise known as Uzziah. See also Uzziah.2–3 Two sons of the Judean king Jehoshaphat (2 Chron. 21:2).4 Azariah son of Nathan, a “high official” under
Uzziah
Uzziah (uh-zi´uh; Heb., “the Lord is strong”).1 The king of Judah ca. 783–742 bce. He was the son of Amaziah and the father of Jotham, and all three of these men reigned as kings in Jerusalem during the eighth century bce. Uzziah (called Azariah in 2 Kings 14:21; 15:1–8, 17–27; 1 Chron. 3:12) ascended
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Uzziah
UZZIAH1. Son and successor of Amaziah as king of Judah c. 792–740 b.c. He is called Azariah in 2 Kgs 14:21; 15:1, 6–8, 17, 23, 27, and Ozias in Mt 1:8–9. Uzziah, “Yah(weh) is my strength,” was probably his throne name.Uzziah reigned during a period of temporary resurgence for both Israel and Judah
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Uzziah
UZZIAH (Heb. ‘uzziyyâ, ‘uzziyāhû ‘Yahweh is my strength’. An alternative form is Azariah, azaryâ, ‘azaryāhû, ‘Yahweh has helped’, the difference in spelling is one letter in Heb. The two words, ‘strength’ and ‘help’, became almost synonymous, and they were apparently interchangeable.1. Son of
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Azariah
Azariah (Heb. ʿăzaryâ, ʿăzaryāhû)1. High priest under Solomon; a son of the priest Zadok (1 Kgs. 4:2).2. son of Nathan who was in charge of the “officials” (perhaps soldiers garrisoned at the palace or perhaps deputies) under Solomon (1 Kgs. 4:5).3. The given name of King Uzziah (2 Kgs. 15:13;
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.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Uzziah
Uzziah [ə zīˊə] (Heb. ˓uzzîyâ, ˓uzzîyāhû “Yahweh is my strength” Gk. Ōzias).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Uzziah
Uzzi´ah (strength of Jehovah).1. King of Judah b.c. 810 to 758. In some passages his name appears in the lengthened form Azariah. After the murder of Amaziah, his son Uzziah was chosen by the people, at the age of sixteen, to occupy the vacant throne; and for the greater part of his long reign of fifty-two
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Uzziah
UZZI´AH (ū-zīʹa; “Jehovah is strength”).1. The tenth king of Judah. In some passages his name appears in the lengthened form Azariah, which Gesenius attributes to an error of the copyists. This is possible, but there are other instances of the princes of Judah changing their names on succeeding to
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