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Origin of the name URIAH.
Etymology of the name URIAH.
Meaning of the baby name URIAH.


URIAH.  Biblical.  [Hebrew Uriyah =  "light, fire, or flame of Jehovah."  In N. T. Greek Ourias].

    (1) A Hittite, one of David's mighty men (2 Sam. xxiii. 39; 1 Chron. xi. 41), whom the king arranged to have placed at an exposed point in a battle with the Ammonites and lose his life, to prevent his discovering an intrigue which his sovereign had been carrying on with the faithful soldier's wife (2 Sam. xi. 1-27; Matt. i. 6).  [Urias.]
    (2) A priest, one of two witnesses to a roll written by Isaiah (Isa. viii. 2).  He was probably the same as Urijah (1) (q.v.).
    (3) A priest, the father of a certain Meremoth (Ezra viii. 33).  Called in Neh. iii. 4, 21 Urijah. [Urijah (3)].
    (4) One of those who stood by Ezra while he addressed the people (Neh. viii. 4óR.V.).  Called in the A.V. Urijah.  [Urijah (4).] (The Sunday School Teacher's Bible Manual, Hunter, 1894)


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