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Bible Dictionaries

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Uriel

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U'ri-el. (the fire of God).

1. An angel named only in 2 Esdras 4:1; 2 Esdras 4:36; 2 Esdras 5:20; 2 Esdras 10:28.

2. A Kohathite Levite, son of Tahath. 1 Chronicles 6:24.

3. Chief of the Kohathites, in the reign of David. 1 Chronicles 15:5; 1 Chronicles 15:11. (B.C. 1043).

3. Uriel of Gibeah was the father of Maachah or Michaiah, the favorite wife of Rehoboam and mother of Abijah. 2 Chronicles 13:2. (B.C. before 973). In 2 Chronicles 11:20, she is called "Maachah the daughter of Absalom." Probably her mother, Tamer, was the daughter of Absalom.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Uriel'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/u/uriel.html. 1901.

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