Uzziel

Uzziel [N] [S]

strength of God.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Uzziel [N] [E]

    (my strength is God ).

    1. Fourth son of Kohath, father of Mishael, Eizaphan or Elizaphan and Zithri, and uncle to Aaron. ( Exodus 6:18 Exodus 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 2 Chronicles 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.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

    UZZIEL

    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).

    David Francis Roberts


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'UZZIEL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.