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Uriel (1)

ū´ri - el ( אוּריאל , 'ūrı̄'ēl , "flame of El (God)," or "El is my light"):

(1) A K ohathite, said in 1 Chronicles 15:5 to be the chief of the sons of Kohath ( 1 Chronicles 6:24 (Hebrew verse 9); 1 Chronicles 15:5 , 1 Chronicles 15:11 ). 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 1 Chronicles 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. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/u/uriel-1.html. 1915.

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