Bible Names N-Z: Zuriel
Zuriel in Easton's Bible Dictionary
rock of God, chief of the family of the Merarites (Num. 3:35)
the time of the Exodus.
Zuriel in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Son of Abihail; chief of the Merarite Levites at the Exodus.
Zuriel in Hitchcock's Bible Names
rock or strength of God
Zuriel in Naves Topical Bible
Zuriel in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(my rock is God) son of Abihail, and chief of the Merarite
Levites at the time of the exodus. Nu 3:35
Zuriel in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
zu'-ri-el (tsuri'-el, "my rock is El (God)"): Prince of the
house of Merari (Nu 3:35).
The word tsur, "rock," occurs also in the compound names
Elizur (Nu 1:5), Zurishaddai (Nu 1:6, etc.) and Pedahzur (Nu
1:10). Gray, Numbers 6, says that a Sabean name Suri'addana is
found in an inscription said to be of the 8th century BC, or
somewhat carrier (Hommel, Ancient Hebrew Tradition, 320), and
bartsur, in a Zinjirli inscription of the 8th century BC
(Panammu Inscr., 1. 1), and that possibly the Old Testament
place-name "Beth-zur" should be added (Josh 15:58; 1 Ch 2:45;
2 Ch 11:7; Neh 3:16).
David Francis Roberts
Zuriel Scripture - Numbers 3:35
And the chief of the house of the father of the families of
Merari [was] Zuriel the son of Abihail: [these] shall pitch on
the side of the tabernacle northward.
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