Uri [S]

my light
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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Uri'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

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.)

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


u'-ri, oo'-ri (uri (uwri in 1 Kings 4:19), "fiery," unless the word be contracted for 'uriyah, "Uriah"):

(1) Son of Hur, and father of Bezalel (Exodus 31:2; 35:30; 38:22; 1 Chronicles 2:20; 2 Chronicles 1:5).

(2) Father of Geber, one of Solomon's 12 provision officers (1 Kings 4:19; the Septuagint's Codex Vaticanus and Codex Alexandrinus, Adai).

(3) A porter who had married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:24; the Septuagint's Odouth; Codex Alexandrinus Odoue; Lucian Ourias).

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