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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Uri

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(Heb. Uri', אוּרַי , fiery [comp. (Φωτινός ]), the name of three Israelites.

1. (Sept. Οὐρί or Οὐρίας .) The father of Bezaleel, one of the architects of the tabernacle (Exodus 31:2; Exodus 35:30; Exodus 38:22; 1 Chronicles 2, 20; 2 Chronicles 1:5). B.C. ante 1657. He was of the tribe of Judah, and grandson of Caleb ben-Hezron, his father being Hur, who, according to tradition, was the husband of Miriam.

2. (Sept. Ἀδαϊ v .) The father of Geber, Solomon's commissariat officer in Gilead (1 Kings 4:19) B.C. ante 1010.

3. (Sept. ᾿Ωδού ' v.r. ᾿Ωδουέ.) One of the gate-keepers of the Temple; who divorced his wife after the exile (Ezra 10:24). B.C. 458.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Uri'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/u/uri.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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