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Lexicon :: Strong's H223 - 'ûrîyâ

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

אוּרִיָּה ʼÛwrîyâh, oo-ree-yaw'; or (prolonged) אוּרִיָּהוּ ʼÛwrîyâhûw ; from H217 and H3050; flame of Jah; Urijah, the name of one Hittite and five Israelites:—Uriah, Urijah.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's H223 in the following manner: Uriah (28x), Urijah (11x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's H223 in the following manner: Uriah (28x), Urijah (11x).
  1. Uriah or Urijah = "Jehovah (Yahweh) is my light (flame)"

    1. Hittite husband of Bathsheba

    2. a priest who built king Ahaz' heathen altar

    3. a priest who rebuilt Jerusalem's wall

    4. a prophet slain by Jehoiakim

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אוּרִיָּה ʼÛwrîyâh, oo-ree-yaw'; or (prolonged) אוּרִיָּהוּ ʼÛwrîyâhûw ; from H217 and H3050; flame of Jah; Urijah, the name of one Hittite and five Israelites:—Uriah, Urijah.
STRONGS H223: Abbreviations
אוּרִיָּה proper name, masculine (flame of Yah or my light is Yah see H3050 יָהּ).
1. Hittite husband of Bathsheba 2 Samuel 11:3f; 2 Samuel 23:39.
2. priest in reign of Ahaz Isaiah 8:2; 2 Kings 16:10f.
3. priest in time of Nehemiah Ezra 8:33; Nehemiah 3:4, 21; Nehemiah 8:4.

אוּרִיָּ֫הוּ proper name, masculine (flame of Yahweh or my light is Yahweh see H3068 יהוה) a prophet slain by Jehoiakim Jeremiah 26:20.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

11:3; 23:39

2 Kings





3:4; 3:21; 8:4






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H223 matches the Hebrew אוּרִיָּה ('ûrîyâ),
which occurs 39 times in 33 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:3 - And David sent and enquired after the woman. And one said, Is not this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah H223 the Hittite?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:6 - And David sent to Joab, saying, Send me Uriah H223 the Hittite. And Joab sent Uriah H223 to David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:7 - And when Uriah H223 was come unto him, David demanded of him how Joab did, and how the people did, and how the war prospered.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:8 - And David said to Uriah, H223 Go down to thy house, and wash thy feet. And Uriah H223 departed out of the king's house, and there followed him a mess of meat from the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:9 - But Uriah H223 slept at the door of the king's house with all the servants of his lord, and went not down to his house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:10 - And when they had told David, saying, Uriah H223 went not down unto his house, David said unto Uriah, H223 Camest thou not from thy journey? why then didst thou not go down unto thine house?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:11 - And Uriah H223 said unto David, The ark, and Israel, and Judah, abide in tents; and my lord Joab, and the servants of my lord, are encamped in the open fields; shall I then go into mine house, to eat and to drink, and to lie with my wife? as thou livest, and as thy soul liveth, I will not do this thing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:12 - And David said to Uriah, H223 Tarry here to day also, and to morrow I will let thee depart. So Uriah H223 abode in Jerusalem that day, and the morrow.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:14 - And it came to pass in the morning, that David wrote a letter to Joab, and sent it by the hand of Uriah. H223
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:15 - And he wrote in the letter, saying, Set ye Uriah H223 in the forefront of the hottest battle, and retire ye from him, that he may be smitten, and die.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:16 - And it came to pass, when Joab observed the city, that he assigned Uriah H223 unto a place where he knew that valiant men were.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:17 - And the men of the city went out, and fought with Joab: and there fell some of the people of the servants of David; and Uriah H223 the Hittite died also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:21 - Who smote Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? did not a woman cast a piece of a millstone upon him from the wall, that he died in Thebez? why went ye nigh the wall? then say thou, Thy servant Uriah H223 the Hittite is dead also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:24 - And the shooters shot from off the wall upon thy servants; and some of the king's servants be dead, and thy servant Uriah H223 the Hittite is dead also.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:26 - And when the wife of Uriah H223 heard that Uriah H223 her husband was dead, she mourned for her husband.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:9 - Wherefore hast thou despised the commandment of the LORD, to do evil in his sight? thou hast killed Uriah H223 the Hittite with the sword, and hast taken his wife to be thy wife, and hast slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:10 - Now therefore the sword shall never depart from thine house; because thou hast despised me, and hast taken the wife of Uriah H223 the Hittite to be thy wife.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:15 - And Nathan departed unto his house. And the LORD struck the child that Uriah's H223 wife bare unto David, and it was very sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:39 - Uriah H223 the Hittite: thirty and seven in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:5 - Because David did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, and turned not aside from any thing that he commanded him all the days of his life, save only in the matter of Uriah H223 the Hittite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:10 - And king Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, and saw an altar that was at Damascus: and king Ahaz sent to Urijah H223 the priest the fashion of the altar, and the pattern of it, according to all the workmanship thereof.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:11 - And Urijah H223 the priest built an altar according to all that king Ahaz had sent from Damascus: so Urijah H223 the priest made it against king Ahaz came from Damascus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:15 - And king Ahaz commanded Urijah H223 the priest, saying, Upon the great altar burn the morning burnt offering, and the evening meat offering, and the king's burnt sacrifice, and his meat offering, with the burnt offering of all the people of the land, and their meat offering, and their drink offerings; and sprinkle upon it all the blood of the burnt offering, and all the blood of the sacrifice: and the brasen altar shall be for me to enquire by.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:16 - Thus did Urijah H223 the priest, according to all that king Ahaz commanded.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:41 - Uriah H223 the Hittite, Zabad the son of Ahlai,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:33 - Now on the fourth day was the silver and the gold and the vessels weighed in the house of our God by the hand of Meremoth the son of Uriah H223 the priest; and with him was Eleazar the son of Phinehas; and with them was Jozabad the son of Jeshua, and Noadiah the son of Binnui, Levites;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:4 - And next unto them repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah, H223 the son of Koz. And next unto them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabeel. And next unto them repaired Zadok the son of Baana.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:21 - After him repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah H223 the son of Koz another piece, from the door of the house of Eliashib even to the end of the house of Eliashib.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:4 - And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, H223 and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, Zechariah, and Meshullam.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:2 - And I took unto me faithful witnesses to record, Uriah H223 the priest, and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:20 - And there was also a man that prophesied in the name of the LORD, Urijah H223 the son of Shemaiah of Kirjathjearim, who prophesied against this city and against this land according to all the words of Jeremiah:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:21 - And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death: but when Urijah H223 heard it, he was afraid, and fled, and went into Egypt;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:23 - And they fetched forth Urijah H223 out of Egypt, and brought him unto Jehoiakim the king; who slew him with the sword, and cast his dead body into the graves of the common people.
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