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Uzzi

Uzzi [N] [H] [S]

the Lord is my strength.

  • The son of Bukki, and a descendant of Aaron ( 1 Chronicles 6:5 1 Chronicles 6:51 ; Ezra 7:4 ).

  • A grandson of Issachar ( 1 Chronicles 7:2 1 Chronicles 7:3 ).

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

  • A Benjamite, a chief in the tribe ( 1 Chronicles 9:8 ).

  • A son of Bani. He had the oversight of the Levites after the return from captivity ( Nehemiah 11:22 ).

  • The head of the house of Jedaiah, one of "the chief of the priests" ( Nehemiah 12:19 ).

  • A priest who assisted in the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 12:42 ).

    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 Uzzi". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .