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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.
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.
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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 - So David sent servants and inquired about the woman. And someone said, “Is this not Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah H223 the Hittite?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:6 - Then David sent word to Joab: “Send me Uriah H223 the Hittite.” So Joab sent Uriah H223 to David.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:7 - When Uriah H223 came to him, David asked about Joab’s well-being and [fn]that of the people, and the condition of the war.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:8 - Then David said to Uriah H223, “Go down to your house, and wash your feet.” So Uriah H223 left the king’s house, and a gift from the king [fn]was sent after him.
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 did not go down to his house.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:10 - Now when they informed David, saying, “Uriah H223 did not go down to his house,” David said to Uriah H223, “Did you not come from a journey? Why did you not go down to your house?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:11 - And Uriah H223 said to David, “The ark and Israel and Judah are staying in [fn]temporary shelters, and my lord Joab and the servants of my lord are camping in the open field. Should I then go to my house to eat and drink and to sleep with my wife? By your life and the life of your soul, I will not do this thing.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:12 - Then David said to Uriah H223, “Stay here today also, and tomorrow I will let you go back.” So Uriah H223 remained in Jerusalem that day and the day after.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:14 - So in the morning David wrote a letter to Joab and sent it by the hand of Uriah H223.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:15 - He had written in the letter [fn]the following: “[fn]Station Uriah H223 on the front line of the [fn]fiercest battle and pull back from him, so that he may be struck and killed.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:16 - So it was as Joab kept watch on the city, that he [fn]stationed Uriah H223 at the place where he knew there were valiant men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:17 - And the men of the city went out and fought against Joab, and some of the people among David’s servants fell; and Uriah H223 the Hittite also died.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:21 - ‘Who struck Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? Did a woman not throw an upper millstone on him from the wall so that he died at Thebez? Why did you move against the wall?’—then you shall say, ‘Your servant Uriah H223 the Hittite also died.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:24 - “Also, the archers shot at your servants from the wall; so some of the king’s servants died, and your servant Uriah H223 the Hittite also died.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:26 - Now when Uriah’s H223 wife heard that her husband Uriah H223 was dead, she mourned for her husband.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:9 - ‘Why have you despised the word of the LORD, by doing evil in His sight? You have struck and killed Uriah H223 the Hittite with the sword, you have taken his wife as your wife, and you have slaughtered him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:10 - ‘Now then, the sword shall never leave your house, because you have despised Me and have taken the wife of Uriah H223 the Hittite to be your wife.’
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:15 - Then Nathan went to his house.
Later the LORD struck the child that Uriah’s H223 [fn]widow bore to David, so that he was very sick.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:39 - and Uriah H223 the Hittite; thirty-seven in all.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:5 - because David did what was right in the sight of the LORD, and did not deviate from anything that He commanded him all the days of his life, except in the case of Uriah H223 the Hittite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:10 - Now King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, and he saw the altar which was at Damascus; and King Ahaz sent to Urijah H223 the priest the [fn]pattern of the altar and its model, according to all its workmanship.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:11 - So Urijah H223 the priest built an altar; according to everything that King Ahaz had sent from Damascus, in that way Urijah H223 the priest made it, [fn]before the coming of King Ahaz from Damascus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:15 - Then King Ahaz commanded Urijah H223 the priest, saying, “Upon the great altar [fn]burn the morning burnt offering, the evening meal offering, the king’s burnt offering and his meal offering, with the burnt offering of all the people of the land, their meal offering, and their [fn]drink offerings; and sprinkle on it all the blood of the burnt offering and all the blood of the sacrifice. But the bronze altar shall be for me, for making inquiries.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:16 - So Urijah H223 the priest acted in accordance with everything that King Ahaz commanded.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:41 - Uriah H223 the Hittite, Zabad the son of Ahlai,
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 8:33 - And on the fourth day the silver, the gold, and the utensils were weighed out in the house of our God into the hand of Meremoth the son of Uriah H223 the priest, and with him was Eleazar the son of Phinehas; and with them were the Levites, Jozabad the son of Jeshua and Noadiah the son of Binnui.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:4 - Next to them Meremoth the son of Uriah H223 the son of Hakkoz made repairs. And next to [fn]him Meshullam the son of Berechiah the son of Meshezabel made repairs. And next to [fn]him Zadok the son of Baana also made repairs.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 3:21 - After him Meremoth the son of Uriah H223 the son of Hakkoz repaired another section, from the doorway of Eliashib’s house even as far as the end of [fn]his house.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:4 - Ezra the scribe stood at a wooden podium which they had made for the purpose. And beside him stood Mattithiah, Shema, Anaiah, Uriah H223, Hilkiah, and Maaseiah on his right; and Pedaiah, Mishael, Malchijah, Hashum, Hashbaddanah, Zechariah, and Meshullam on his left.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 8:2 - “And [fn]I will take to Myself faithful witnesses for testimony, Uriah H223 the priest and Zechariah the son of Jeberechiah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:20 - Indeed, there was also a man who used to prophesy in the name of the LORD, Uriah H223 the son of Shemaiah from Kiriath-jearim; and he prophesied against this city and against this land words similar to all those of Jeremiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:21 - When King Jehoiakim and all his warriors and all the officials heard his words, then the king sought to put him to death; but Uriah H223 heard about it, and he was afraid, so he fled and went to Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:23 - And they brought Uriah H223 from Egypt and led him to King Jehoiakim, who killed him with a sword and threw his dead body into the [fn]burial place of the [fn]common people.

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