Ark of the Covenant - Bible History Online
Bible History Online

Schaff's Bible Dictionary
Definitions in Biblical History

A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   

Who is Urijah?
        (flame of Jehovah). 1. High priest in the reign of Ahaz, 2 Kgs 16:10-16; called Uriah in Isa 8:2; complied subserviently with the demand of the king to make an altar after the idolatrous pattern of that of Damascus, and to offer sacrifices on it. 2. The son of Shemaiah of Kirjathjearim; prophesied in the days of Jehoiakim, and fled from the king's wrath to Egypt, but was seized there, brought back, and slain. Jer 26:20-23, 1. A priest of the family of Koz, the ancestor of Meremoth, Neh 3:4, 2 Chr 11:21; perhaps the same as mentioned in Neh 8:4.

Bibliography Information
Schaff, Philip, Dr. "Biblical Definition for 'urijah' in Schaffs Bible Dictionary". - Schaff's

Copyright Information
© Schaff's Bible Dictionary

Schaff's Bible Dictionary Home
Bible History Online Home


Bible Encyclopedia (ISBE)
Online Bible (KJV)
Naves Topical Bible
Smith's Bible Dictionary
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Schaff's Bible Dictionary
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Matthew Henry Bible Commentary
Hitchcock's Bible Dictionary

Related Bible History