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Uzziel

u-zi'-el (my strength is God)
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Aaron, Azarel, Benjamin, Heman, Oziel
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Easton's Bible Dictionary

strength of God.

(1) One of the sons of Kohath, and uncle of Aaron ( Exodus 6:18 ; Leviticus 10:4 ).

(2) A Simeonite captain ( 1 Chronicles 4:39 - 43 ).

(3) A son of Bela, and grandson of Benjamin ( 1 Chronicles 7:7 ).

(4) One of the sons of Heman ( 1 Chronicles 25:4 ); called also Azareel (18).

(5) A son of Jeduthan ( 2 Chronicles 29:14 ).

(6) The son of Harhaiah ( Nehemiah 3:8 ).


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Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names

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Smith's Bible Dictionary

(my strength is God)

(1) Fourth son of Kohath, father of Mishael, Eizaphan or Elizaphan and Zithri, and uncle to Aaron. ( Exodus 6:18 , 6:22 ; Leviticus 10:4 ) (B.C. before 1491.)

(2) A Simeonite captain, son of Ishi, in the days of Hezekiah. ( 1 Chronicles 4:42 )

(3) Head of a Benjamite house, of the sons of Bela. ( 1 Chronicles 7:7 ) (B.C. 1706.)

(4) A musician, of the sons of Heman in Davids reign. ( 1 Chronicles 25:4 )

(5) A Levite, of the sons of Jeduthun, in the days of Hezekiah. ( 2 Chronicles 29:14 , 29:18 ) (B.C. 726.)

(6) Son of Harhaiah, probably a priest in the days of Nehemiah, who took part in repairing the wall. ( Nehemiah 3:8 ) (B.C. 446.) He is described as "of the goldsmiths," i.e. of those priests whose hereditary office it was to repair or make the sacred vessels.


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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

u-zi'-el, uz'-i-el, oo'-zi-el ('uzzi'el, "El (God) is my strength"):

(1) A "son" of Kohath (Exodus 6:18 , 22 ; Leviticus 10:4 ; Numbers 3:19 , 30 ; 1 Chronicles 6:2 , 18 (Hebrew 5:28 ; 6:3); 15:10 ; 23:12 , 20 ; 24:24), called in Leviticus 10:4 "uncle of Aaron." The family is called Uzzielites (ha'uzzi'eli (collectively)) in Numbers 3:27 ; 1 Chronicles 26:23.

(2) A Simeonite captain (1 Chronicles 4:42).

(3) Head of a Benjamite (or according to Curtis a Zebulunite) family (1 Chronicles 7:7).

(4) A Hemanite musician (1 Chronicles 25:4); The Septuagint's Codex Vaticanus has Azarael = "Azarel," the name given in 1 Chronicles 25:18.

See AZAREL.

(5) A Levite "son" of Jeduthun (2 Chronicles 29:14).

(6) A goldsmith who joined in repairing the wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:8).

(7) The reading of Septuagint (Oziel) for Jahaziel in 1 Chronicles 23:19.

See JAHAZIEL, (3).




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