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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 and inquired about the woman. And one said, “Is this not Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah H223 the Hittite?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:6 - Then David sent to Joab, saying, “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 concerning the welfare of Joab and [fn]the people and the state of the war.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:8 - Then David said to Uriah, H223 “Go down to your house, and wash your feet.” And Uriah H223 went out of the king’s house, and a present from the king [fn]was sent out 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 told David, saying, “Uriah H223 did not go down to his house,” David said to Uriah, H223 “Have you not come from a journey? Why did you not go down to your house?”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:11 - 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. Shall I then go to my house to eat and to drink and to lie 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.” So Uriah H223 remained in Jerusalem that day and the [fn]next.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:14 - Now 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, saying,[fn]Place Uriah H223 in the front line of the [fn]fiercest battle and withdraw from him, so that he may be struck down and die.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:16 - So it was as Joab kept watch on the city, that he put Uriah H223 at the place where he knew there were valiant men.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:17 - 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 down Abimelech the son of Jerubbesheth? Did not a woman throw an upper millstone on him from the wall so that he died at Thebez? Why did you go so near the wall?’—then you shall say, ‘Your servant Uriah H223 the Hittite is dead also.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:24 - “Moreover, the archers shot at your servants from the wall; so some of the king’s servants are dead, and your servant Uriah H223 the Hittite is also dead.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 11:26 - Now when the wife of Uriah H223 heard that Uriah H223 her husband 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 down Uriah H223 the Hittite with the sword, have taken his wife to be your wife, and have killed him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 12:10 - ‘Now therefore, the sword shall never depart from 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 - So Nathan went to his house. Then 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 - 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 had not turned aside 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 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 all that King Ahaz had sent from Damascus, thus Urijah H223 the priest made it, [fn]before the coming of King Ahaz from Damascus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:15 - Then King Ahaz [fn]commanded Urijah H223 the priest, saying, “Upon the great altar [fn]burn the morning burnt offering and the evening meal offering and the king’s burnt offering and his meal offering, with the burnt offering of all the people of the land and their meal offering and their 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 to inquire by.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 16:16 - So Urijah H223 the priest did 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 - On the fourth day the silver and 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 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 hand; and Pedaiah, Mishael, Malchijah, Hashum, Hashbaddanah, Zechariah and Meshullam on his left hand.
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 prophesied 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 mighty men and all the officials heard his words, then the king sought to put him to death; but Uriah H223 heard it, and he was afraid and fled and went to Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:23 - And they brought Uriah H223 from Egypt and led him to King Jehoiakim, who slew him with a sword and cast his dead body into the [fn]burial place of the [fn]common people.

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