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Uzziel (Levite)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Uzziel the Levite
Uzziel the Levite (עֻזִּיאֵל‎, uzzi'el). A Levite who helped cleanse the temple during the reign of Hezekiah. A son of Jeduthun (2 Chr 29:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Uzziel (Person)
UZZIEL (PERSON) [Heb ʿuzzı̂ʾēl (עֻזִּיאֵל)]. A popular name particularly in postexilic texts. The name Uzziel, “God is my strength,” appears prominently in levitical leadership, but also on occasion it is used in non-levitical contexts.1. Uzziel was, according to standardized tradition, a grandson
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Uzziel
Uzziel. 1. Youngest of the sons of Kohath of Levi’s tribe who became the head of the Uzzielite division of the Kohathites (Ex 6:18; Nm 3:19, 27, 30; 1 Chr 26:23). He was Aaron’s uncle, and his sons, Mishael and Elzaphan, carried Nadab and Abihu out of the camp when they rebelled against Aaron’s authority
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Uzzielites
5. A Levite of the family of Jeduthun who assisted in cleansing the temple during Hezekiah’s reign (2 Ch. 29:14).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Uzziel
UZZIEL1. Youngest of the sons of Kohath of Levi’s tribe, who became the head of the Uzzielite division of the Kohathites (Ex 6:18; Nm 3:19, 27, 30; 1 Chr 26:23). He was Aaron’s uncle, and his sons, Mishael and Elzaphan, carried Nadab and Abihu out of the camp when they rebelled against Aaron’s authority
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Uzziel
Uzziel (uhz´ee-uhl; Heb., “God is strong”).1 The grandson of Levi, son of Kohath, and the founder of the Kohathite levitical guild called the Uzzielites (Exod. 6:18, 22; Lev. 10:4; Num. 3:19, 30; 1 Chron. 6:2, 18; 23:12, 20; 24:24; cf. Num. 3:27). David appointed Uzzielites to assist in bringing the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Uzziel
UZZIEL1. One of the four sons of Kohath and founder of the family of Uzzielites (q.v.), one of the four into which the Kohathite Levitical family was divided for service (Num 3:27). He was the uncle of Aaron and the father of Elizaphan, prince of all the families of Kohath (Ex 6:18, 22; Lev 10:4; Num
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Uzziel
UZZIEL (Heb. ‘uzzî’ēl ‘God is my strength’). 1. A Levite, son of Kohath and father of *Mishael, *Elzaphan and Sithri (Ex. 6:22). 2. The founder of a levitical family subdivision (Nu. 3:19, 30), twice called Uzzielites (Nu. 3:27; 1 Ch. 26:23) whose members helped David bring the ark to Zion and were
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Uzziel
Uzziel (Heb. ʿuzzɩ̂ʾēl)1. The grandson of Levi and fourth son of Kohath; the presumed founder of the levitical guild of Uzzielites (Exod. 6:18; Num. 3:19, 27; 1 Chr. 6:2, 18 [MT 5:28; 6:3]; 23:12). He is the father of Mishael, Elzaphan, and Sithri (Exod. 6:22). This genealogy reflects the political
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Uzziel
Uzzi´el (my strength is God).1. Fourth son of Kohath, father of Mishael, Elzaphan, or Elizaphan and Zithri, and uncle to Aaron. Ex. 6:18, 22; Lev. 10:4. (b.c. before 1491.)2. A Simeonite captain, son of Ishi, in the days of Hezekiah. 1 Chron. 4:42.3. Head of a Benjamite house, of the sons of Bela.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Uzziel
UZZI´EL (ū-ziʹel; “God is strength”).1. Fourth son of Kohath, father of Mishael, Elzaphan, or Elizaphan, and Zithri, and uncle to Aaron (Ex. 6:18, 22; Lev. 10:4), before 1440 b.c.2. A Simeonite leader, son of Ishi, in the days of Hezekiah (1 Chron. 4:42), about 712 b.c.3. Head of a Benjamite house,
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Relatives
Jeduthun Father
Obededom Brother
Shemaiah Brother
Gedaliah Brother
Shimei Brother
Jeshaiah Brother
Galal Brother
Mattithiah Brother
Izri Brother
Shemaiah Nephew
Shammua Nephew
Issachar Nephew
Nethanel Nephew
Joah Nephew
Jehozabad Nephew
Sachar Nephew
Peullethai Nephew
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