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Holman Bible Dictionary

UZZIEL

(uhz zih ehl) Personal name meaning, “God is strength.” 1. Descendant of Levi (Exodus 6:18; Numbers 3:19; 1 Chronicles 6:2,1 Chronicles 6:18) and ancestor of a subdivision of Levites, the Uzzielites (Numbers 3:27; 1 Chronicles 15:10; 1 Chronicles 26:23). 2. One captain in the successful Simeonite attack on the Amalekites of Mount Seir (1 Chronicles 4:42). 3. Descendant of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 7:7). 4. Levitical musician (1 Chronicles 25:4). 5. Levite involved in Hezekiah's reform (2 Chronicles 29:14). 6. Goldsmith assisting in Nehemiah's repair of the Jerusalem walls (Nehemiah 3:8).


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Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'UZZIEL'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T6381>. 1991.