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ū´rı̄ , ōō´ri ( אוּרי , uwrı̄ ( ארי , 'ūrı̄ in 1 Kings 4:19 ), "fiery," unless the word be contracted for אוּריּה , 'ūrı̄yāh , "Uriah"):

(1) Son of Hur, and father of Bezalel (Exodus 31:2 ; Exodus 35:30 ; Exodus 38:22 ; 1 Chronicles 2:20 ; 2 Chronicles 1:5 ).

(2) Father of Geber, one of Solomon's 12 provision officers (1 Kings 4:19 ; the Septuagint's Codex Vaticanus and Codex Alexandrinus, Ἀδαί , Adaı́ ).

(3) A porter who had married a foreign wife (Ezra 10:24 ; the Septuagint's �Ωδούθ , Ōdoúth ; Codex Alexandrinus �Ωδουέ , Ōdoué ; Lucian Οὐρίας , Ourı́as ).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Uri'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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