Bible Names N-Z: Uriel
Saint Uriel in Wikipedia
Saint Uriel (אוּרִיאֵל "El/God is my light]", Auriel/Oriel (god
is my light) Standard Hebrew Uriʾel, Tiberian Hebrew ʾŪrīʾēl)
is one of the archangels of post-Exilic Rabbinic tradition,
and also of certain Christian traditions. His name may have
analogies with Uriah.
In apocryphal, kabbalistic and occult works Uriel has been
equated or confused with Nuriel, Uryan, Jeremiel, Vretil,
Sariel, Suriel, Puruel, Phanuel, Jehoel, Jacob, Ezrail/Azrael
Uriel in Easton's Bible Dictionary
God is my light. (1.) A Levite of the family of Kohath (1 Chr.
(2.) The chief of the Kohathites at the time when the
brought up to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 15:5, 11).
(3.) The father of Michaiah, one of Rehoboam's wives,
mother of Abijah (2 Chr. 13:2).
Uriel in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. A Kohathite Levite, son of Tahath (1 Chronicles 6:24); if
the lists proceeded from father to son, without omission of
intermediate links in the genealogy, Uriel would answer to
Zephaniah son of Tahath (1 Chronicles 6:36).
2. Chief of the Kohathites under David (1 Chronicles
15:5; 1 Chronicles 15:11), with 120 brethren brought up the
ark from Obed Edom's house (1 Chronicles 15:12).
3. Of Gibeah; father of Maachah or Michaiah,
Rehoboam's favorite wife (2 Chronicles 13:2); in 2 Chronicles
11:20 she is called Absalom's daughter, i.e. granddaughter,
Tamar, Absalom's daughter, being her mother.
Uriel in Hitchcock's Bible Names
same as Uriah
Uriel in Naves Topical Bible
-1. A Levite
Son of Tahath
-2. A Levite
Assisted in moving the ark of the covenant
-3. Grandfather of King Abijah
Uriel in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(the fire of God), an angel named only in 2 Esdr. 4:1,36;
Uriel in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
u'-ri-el ('uri'-el, "flame of El (God)," or "El is my light"):
(1) A Kohathite, said in 1 Ch 15:5 to be the chief of the sons
of Kohath (1 Ch 6:24 (Hebrew verse 9); 15:5,11). He
corresponds to Zephaniah in the pedigree of Heman in 1 Ch
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 Ch 13:2).
(3) The archangel (En 20:2, etc.). See next article.
Uriel Scripture - 1 Chronicles 15:11
And David called for Zadok and Abiathar the priests, and for
the Levites, for Uriel, Asaiah, and Joel, Shemaiah, and Eliel,
Uriel Scripture - 1 Chronicles 15:5
Of the sons of Kohath; Uriel the chief, and his brethren an
hundred and twenty:
Uriel Scripture - 2 Chronicles 13:2
He reigned three years in Jerusalem. His mother's name also
[was] Michaiah the daughter of Uriel of Gibeah. And there was
war between Abijah and Jeroboam.
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