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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Uriel

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1. A Kohathite Levite, son of Tahath (1 Chronicles 6:24); if the lists proceeded from father to son, without omission of intermediate links in the genealogy, Uriel would answer to Zephaniah son of Tahath (1 Chronicles 6:36).

2. Chief of the Kohathites under David (1 Chronicles 15:5; 1 Chronicles 15:11), with 120 brethren brought up the ark from Obed Edom's house (1 Chronicles 15:12).

3. Of Gibeah; father of Maachah or Michaiah, Rehoboam's favorite wife (2 Chronicles 13:2); in 2 Chronicles 11:20 she is called Absalom's daughter, i.e. granddaughter, Tamar, Absalom's daughter, being her mother.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Uriel'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/u/uriel.html. 1949.

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