|Azariah - |
Whom Jehovah helps.
Son of Ethan, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:8).
Son of Ahimaaz, who succeeded his grandfather Zadok as high priest (1 Chronicles 6:9; 1 Kings 4:2) in the days of Solomon. He officiated at the consecration of the temple (1 Chronicles 6:10).
The son of Johanan, high priest in the reign of Abijah and Asa (2 Chronicles 6:10,11).
High priest in the reign of Uzziah, king of Judah (2 Kings 14:21; 2Chr 26:17-20). He was contemporary with the prophets Isaiah, Amos, and Joel.
High priest in the days of Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 31:10-13). Of the house of Zadok.
Several other priests and Levites of this name are mentioned (1 Chronicles 6:36; Ezra 7:1; 1 Chronicles 9:11; Nehemiah 3:23, etc.).
The original name of Abed-nego (Daniel 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.
The son of Oded, a remarkable prophet in the days of Asa (2 Chronicles 15:1). He stirred up the king and the people to a great national reformation.
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for 'Azariah'". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".