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Bible Names A-G: Azariah


Azariah in Easton's Bible Dictionary whom Jehovah helps. (1.) Son of Ethan, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 2:8). (2.) Son of Ahimaaz, who succeeded his grandfather Zadok as high priest (1 Chr. 6:9; 1 Kings 4:2) in the days of Solomon. He officiated at the consecration of the temple (1 Chr. 6:10). (3.) The son of Johanan, high priest in the reign of Abijah and Asa (2 Chr. 6:10, 11). (4.) High priest in the reign of Uzziah, king of Judah (2 Kings 14:21; 2 Chr. 26:17-20). He was contemporary with the prophets Isaiah, Amos, and Joel. (5.) High priest in the days of Hezekiah (2 Chr. 31:10-13). Of the house of Zadok. (6.) Several other priests and Levites of this name are mentioned (1 Chr. 6:36; Ezra 7:1; 1 Chr. 9:11; Neh. 3:23, etc.). (7.) The original name of Abed-nego (Dan. 1:6, 7, 11, 16). He was of the royal family of Judah, and with his other two companions remarkable for his personal beauty and his intelligence as well as piety. (8.) The son of Oded, a remarkable prophet in the days of Asa (2 Chr. 15:1). He stirred up the king and the people to a great national reformation.

Azariah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary ("whom Jehovah helps".) (See UZZIAH), like in sense to Eleazar = whom God (El) helps, and to LAZARUS. 1. 1 Chronicles 2:8. 2. Son of Ahimaaz (1 Chronicles 6:9), succeeded Zadok his grandfather in the high priesthood in Solomon's reign, Ahimaaz having died before Zadok (1 Chronicles 6:10, the "he" refers to the Azariah in 1 Chronicles 6:9). He officiated at the consecration of Solomon's temple, and was the first high priest that ministered in it. 3. Isaiah's contemporary, who with fourscore priests withstood so faithfully king Uzziah when burning in. tense (2 Chronicles 26:17-20). 4. Grandson of the Azariah 2, high priest under Abijah and Asa, as Amariah his son was in the days of Jehoshaphat son of Asa. 5. Azariah, son of Oded, also called simply Oded, a prophet along with Hanani; encouraged Asa in his religious reformation (2 Chronicles 15:1-8). 6. Chief priest of the house of Zadok, in Hezekiah's reign, who appointed chambers in the house of the Lord for storing the tithes and offerings, on which were dependent the attendance of the priests at the temple services (Nehemiah 10:35-39; Nehemiah 12:27-80; Nehemiah 12:44-47; 2 Chronicles 31:10-13). 7. 1 Chronicles 6:13; Ezra 7:1; 2 Kings 25:18. 8. Hebrew name of (See ABEDNEGO (Daniel 1:6-19; Daniel 1:3); of the seed royal of Judah; fulfilling the prophecy to Hezekiah (Isaiah 39:5-7); famed for beauty, wisdom, above all faithfulness unto death, and for his miraculous deliverance from the furnace. 9. 2 Chronicles 21:2. 10. Several others: 1 Chronicles 6:36 = Ezra, 1 Chronicles 9:11; Nehemiah 3:23-24; Nehemiah 8:7; 2 Chronicles 29:12; 2 Chronicles 28:12; compare Jeremiah 43:2; Nehemiah 12:32-33; 1 Chronicles 2:38-39; Azariah whose name proves that the genealogy in 1 Chronicles 2:36-41 was made in Hezekiah's reign, for Azariah (1 Chronicles 2:38) appears from 2 Chronicles 23:1; 2 Chronicles 24:1, to have been captain when Joash was seven years old, i.e. about one generation elder than Joash. After Azariah in that genealogy are six generations, ending with Elishama; and from Joash to Hezekiah also six; therefore Elishama was contemporary with Hezekiah. Zabad in 1 Chronicles 2:36-37 (compare 1 Chronicles 11:41) was contemporary of David. 11. Uzziah, meaning much the same, the might of Jehovah (2 Kings 14:21;)

Azariah in Hitchcock's Bible Names he that hears the Lord

Azariah in Naves Topical Bible 1. Son of Ethan 1Ch 2:8 -2. Son of Jehu 1Ch 2:38,39 -3. Son of Zadok 1Ki 4:2 -4. Captain of Solomon's guards 1Ki 4:5 -5. A prophet, called OBED 2Ch 15:1,8 -6. A high priest 1Ch 6:9 Also called AMARIAH 2Ch 19:11 -7. Son of Jehoshaphat 2Ch 21:2 -8. King of Judah, called AHAZIAH 2Ch 22:6 See AHAZIAH -9. Son of Jeroham 2Ch 23:1 -10. Son of Obed 2Ch 23:3 -11. Son of Johanan, possibly identical with ZECHARIAH, son of Jehoiada 1Ch 6:10,11; 2Ch 24:20-22 -12. AZARIAH See UZZIAH, king of Judah -13. Chief of the tribe of Ephraim 2Ch 28:12 -14. A Levite 1Ch 6:36 Called UZZIAH 1Ch 6:24 -15. High priest in Hezekiah's reign 2Ch 31:10,13 Probably identical with AHITUB mentioned in 1Ch 6:11,12 -16. Son of Hilkiah 1Ch 6:13,14; 9:11; Ezr 7:1,3 -17. Son of Hoshaiah Jer 43:2-7 -18. Hebrew name of ABED-NEGO Da 1:7,19 -19. A captive returned from Babylon Ne 7:7; 10:2 Also called SERAIAH Ezr 2:2

Azariah in Smiths Bible Dictionary (whom the Lord helps) a common name in Hebrew, and especially in the families of the priests of the line of Eleazar, whose name has precisely the same meaning as Azariah. It is nearly identical, and is often confounded, with Ezra as well as with Zerahiah and Seraiah. The principal persons who bore this name were-- 1. Son of Ahimaaz. 1Ch 6:9 He appears from 1Ki 4:2 to have succeeded Zadok, his grandfather, in the high priesthood, in the reign of Solomon, Ahimaaz having died before Zadok. (B.C. About 1000.) [AHIMAAZ] 2. A chief officer of Solomon's, the son of Nathan, perhaps David's grandson. 1Ki 4:5 3. Tenth king of Judah, more frequently called Uzziah. 2Ki 14:21; 15:1,6,8,17,23,27; 1Ch 8:12 4. Son of Ethan, of the sons of Zerah, where, perhaps, Zerahiah is the more probable reading. 1Ch 2:8 5. Son of Jehu of the family of the Jerahmeelites, and descended from Jarha the Egyptian slave of Sheshan. 1Ch 2:38,39 He was probably one of the captains of hundreds in the time of Athaliah mentioned in 2Ch 23:1 (B.C. 886.) 6. The son of Johanan. 1Ch 6:10 He must have been high priest in the reign of Abijah and Asa. (B.C. 939.) 7. Another Azariah is inserted between Hilkiah, in Josiah's reign, and Seraiah who was put to death by Nebuchadnezzar, in 1Ch 6:13,14 8. Son of Zephaniah, a Kohathite, and ancestor of Samuel the prophet. 1Ch 6:36 Apparently the same as Uzziah in ver. 24. 9. Azariah; the son of Oded, 2Ch 15:1 called simply Oded in ver. 8, was a remarkable prophet in the days of King Asa, and a contemporary of Azariah the son of Johanan the high priest, and of Hanani the seer. (B.C. 939.) 10. Son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah. 2Ch 21:2 (B.C.910.) 11. Another son of Jehoshaphat, and brother of the preceding. 2Ch 21:2 12. In 2Ch 22:6 Azariah is a clerical error for Ahaziah. 13. Son of Jeroham, one of the captains of Judah in the time of Athaliah. 2Ch 23:1 14. The high priest in the reign of Uzziah king of Judah. The most memorable event of his life is that which is recorded in 2Ch 26:17-20 (B.C. 810.) Azariah was contemporary with Isaiah the prophet and with Amos and Joel. 15. Son of Johanan, one of the captains of Ephraim in the reign of Ahaz. 2Ch 28:12 16. A Kohathite, father of Joel, in the reign of Hezekiah. 2Ch 29:12 (B.C. 726.) 17. A Merarite, son of Jehalelel, in the time of Hezekiah. 2Ch 29:12 18. The high priest in the days of Hezekiah. 2Ch 31:10,13 He appears to have co operated zealously with the king in that thorough purification of the temple and restoration of the temple service, which was so conspicuous a feature in his reign. He succeeded Urijah, who was high priest in the reign of Ahaz. 19. Son of Maaseiah who repaired part of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah. Ne 3:23,24 (B.C. 446- 410.) 20. One of the leaders of the children of the province who went up from Babylon with Zerubbabel. Ne 7:7 21. One of the Levites who assisted Ezra in instructing the people in the knowledge of the law. Ne 8:7 22. One of the priests who sealed the covenant with Nehemiah Ne 10:2 and probably the same with the Azariah who assisted in the dedication of the city wall. Ne 12:33 23. Jer 13:2 (Jezaniah). 24. The original name of Abednego. Da 1:6,7,11,19 He appears to have been of the seed-royal of Judah. (B.C. 603.)

Azariah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE az-a-ri'-a `azaryahu and `azaryah, "Yahweh has helped"): (1) King of Judah. See UZZIAH. (2) A Judahite of the house of Ethan the Wise (1 Ch 2:8). (3) The son of Jehu, descended from an Egyptian through the daughter of Sheshan (1 Ch 2:38). (4) A son of Ahimaaz and grandson of Zadok (1 Ch 6:9). (5) A son of Zadok the high priest and an official of Solomon (1 Ki 4:2). (6) A high priest and son of Johanan (1 Ch 6:10). (7) A Levite, ancestor of Samuel, and Heman the singer (1 Ch 6:36). (8) A son of Nathan and captain of Solomon's tax collectors (1 Ki 4:5). (9) A prophet in the reign of King Asa; his father's name was Oded (2 Ch 15:1-8). (10 and 11) Two sons of Jehoshaphat, king of Judah (2 Ch 21:2). (12) King of Judah (2 Ch 22:6, called Ahaziah in 22:1). (13) A son of Jeroham, who helped to overthrow Athaliah, and place Joash on the throne (2 Ch 23:1). (14) A son of Johanan and a leading man of Ephraim, mentioned in connection with the emancipated captives taken by Pekah (2 Ch 28:12). (15) A Levite of the family of Merari, who took part in cleansing the temple in the days of Hezekiah (2 Ch 29:12). (16) A high priest who rebuked King Uzziah for arrogating to himself priestly functions (2 Ch 26:16-20). (17) The father of Seraiah and son of Hilkiah (1 Ch 6:13 f). (18) A son of Hoshaiah, and a bitter enemy of Jeremiah (Jer 43:2 ff). (19) One of the royal captives taken to Babylon, whose name was changed to Abed-nego (Dan 1:7). (20) The son of Maaseiah, who helped repair the walls of Jerusalem (Neh 3:23 f). (21) A Levite who assisted Ezra to expound the Law (Neh 8:7). (22) A priest who sealed the covenant (Neh 10:2). (23) A prince of Judah mentioned in connection with the dedication of the walls of Jerusalem (Neh 12:32 f). W. W. Davies

Azariah in Wikipedia (Hebrew: עֲזַרְיָה‎, meaning "Yah['s] help[ed]"; Latin: Azarias) is the name of several people in the Hebrew Bible and Jewish history, including Abednego, the new name given to an Azariah who is the companion of Daniel, Hananiah, and Mishael in the Book of Daniel Azariah (guardian angel), the subject of the "Book of Azariah" by Maria Valtorta Azariah (prophet), a prophet The grandfather of Ezra as mentioned in the Book of Ezra Eleazar ben Azaria, the Mishnaic sage Uzziah of Judah, an Azariah who is the king of Judah in the Books of Kings

Azariah Scripture - 1 Chronicles 2:38 And Obed begat Jehu, and Jehu begat Azariah,

Azariah Scripture - 2 Chronicles 22:6 And he returned to be healed in Jezreel because of the wounds which were given him at Ramah, when he fought with Hazael king of Syria. And Azariah the son of Jehoram king of Judah went down to see Jehoram the son of Ahab at Jezreel, because he was sick.

Azariah Scripture - 2 Chronicles 31:10 And Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok answered him, and said, Since [the people] began to bring the offerings into the house of the LORD, we have had enough to eat, and have left plenty: for the LORD hath blessed his people; and that which is left [is] this great store.

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