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Uri

Uri [H]

(fiery ).

  1. The father of Bezaleel, one of the architects of the tabernacle. ( Exodus 31:2 ; 35:30 ; 38:22 ; 1 Chronicles 2:20 ; 2 Chronicles 1:5 ) He was of the tribe of Judah, and grandson of Caleb ben-Hezron. (B.C. 1491.)
  2. The father of Geber, Solomons commissariat officer in Gilead. ( 1 Kings 4:19 ) (B.C. before 1010.)
  3. One of the gatekeepers of the temple in the time of Ezra. ( Ezra 10:24 ) (B.C. 458.)

[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Uri'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.