Uriel (1)


u'-ri-el ('uri'-el, "flame of El (God)," or "El is my light"):

(1) A Kohathite, said in 1 Chronicles 15:5 to be the chief of the sons of Kohath (1 Chronicles 6:24 (Hebrew verse 9); 15:5,11). He corresponds to Zephaniah in the pedigree of Heman in 1 Chronicles 6:33-38 (Hebrew 18-23). See Curtis, Chronicles, 130 f.

(2) A man of Gibeah, and father of Micaiah the mother of King Abijah of Judah (2 Chronicles 13:2).

(3) The archangel (En 20:2, etc.). See next article.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'URIEL (1)'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.