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Uriah [N] [H] [S]

the Lord is my light.

  • A Hittite, the husband of Bathsheba, whom David first seduced, and then after Uriah's death married. He was one of the band of David's "mighty men." The sad story of the curel wrongs inflicted upon him by David and of his mournful death are simply told in the sacred record ( 2 Samuel 11:2-12:26). ). (See BATHSHEBA; DAVID .)

  • A priest of the house of Ahaz ( Isaiah 8:2 ).

  • The father of Meremoth, mentioned in Ezra 8:33 .

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Uriah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .