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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A king of Judah, 2 Kings 15:1-7 . In 2 Chronicles 26:1-23 , and elsewhere, he is called Uzziah. He began to reign at sixteen years of age, B. C. 806. The first part of his reign was prosperous and happy; but afterwards, presuming to offer incense in the temple, he was smitten with leprosy, and continued a leper till his death, 2 Chronicles 26:16 - 23 . This name was very common among the Jews, and was borne by many briefly referred to in Scripture.
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Azariah'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/a/azariah.html. 1859.