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23 terms and definitions for "U"


Ucal

"The name of a person to whom Agur's words are addressed (Prov. 30:1). ...

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Ulai

The Eulaus of the Greeks; a river of Susiana. It was probably "the eastern branch of the Choasper (Kerkhan), which divided into" two branches some 20 miles above the city of Susa. Hence Daniel "(8:2, ...

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Ummah

"Vicinity, a town of Asher (Josh. 19:30)." ...

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Unction

"(1 John 2:20, 27; R.V., "anointing"). Kings, prophets, and" "priests were anointed, in token of receiving divine grace. All" "believers are, in a secondary sense, what Christ was in a" "primary sens ...

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Unicorn

Described as an animal of great ferocity and strength (Num. "23:22, R.V., "wild ox," marg., "ox-antelope;" 24:8; Isa. 34:7," "R.V., "wild oxen"), and untamable (Job 39:9). It was in reality" a two-ho ...

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Unni

Afficted. (1.) A Levite whom David appointed to take part in bringing the ark up to Jerusalem from the house of Obed-edom by "playing the psaltery on that occasion (1 Chr. 15:18, 20)." "(2.) A Levite ...

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Upharsin

"And they divide, one of the words written by the mysterious hand" on the wall of Belshazzar's palace (Dan. 5:25). It is a pure "Chaldean word. "Peres" is only a simple form of the same word." ...

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Uphaz

"Probably another name for Ophir (Jer. 10:9). Some, however," "regard it as the name of an Indian colony in Yemen, southern" Arabia; others as a place on or near the river Hyphasis (now the "Ghana), ...

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Ur

"Light, or the moon city, a city "of the Chaldees," the" "birthplace of Haran (Gen. 11:28, 31), the largest city of Shinar" "or northern Chaldea, and the principal commercial centre of the" country a ...

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Uriah

"The Lord is my light. (1.) A Hittite, the husband of Bathsheba," "whom David first seduced, and then after Uriah's death married." "He was one of the band of David's "mighty men." The sad story of" ...

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Uriel

God is my light. (1.) A Levite of the family of Kohath (1 Chr. 6:24). "(2.) The chief of the Kohathites at the time when the ark was "brought up to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 15:5, 11)." "(3.) The father of M ...

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Urijah

The lord is my light. (1.) A high priest in the time of Ahaz (2 "Kings 16:10-16), at whose bidding he constructed an idolatrous" "altar like one the king had seen at Damascus, to be set up" instead o ...

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Urim

"Lights (Vulg."doctrina;" LXX. "revelation"). See [651]THUMMIM." ...

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Usury

"The sum paid for the use of money, hence interest; not, as in" "the modern sense, exorbitant interest. The Jews were forbidden" "to exact usury (Lev. 25:36, 37), only, however, in their" "dealings w ...

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Uz

"Fertile land. (1.) The son of Aram, and grandson of Shem (Gen." 10:23; 1 Chr. 1:17). "(2.) One of the Horite "dukes" in the land of Edom (Gen. 36:28). "(3.) The eldest son of Nahor, Abraham's brothe ...

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Uz The land of

"Where Job lived (1:1; Jer. 25:20; Lam. 4:21), probably somewhere" to the east or south-east of Palestine and north of Edom. It is mentioned in Scripture only in these three passages. ...

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Uzal

"A wanderer, a descendant of Joktan (Gen. 10:27; 1 Chr. 1:21)," the founder apparently of one of the Arab tribes; the name also probably of the province they occupied and of their chief city. ...

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Uzza

"Strengh, a garden in which Manasseh and Amon were buried (2" "Kings 21:18, 26). It was probably near the king's palace in" "Jerusalem, or may have formed part of the palace grounds." Manasseh may pr ...

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Uzzah

"Strength, a son of Abinadab, in whose house the men of" Kirjath-jearim placed the ark when it was brought back from the land of the Philistines (1 Sam. 7:1). He with his brother Ahio drove the cart ...

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Uzzensherah

A town probably near Beth-horon. It derived its name from the daughter of Ephraim (1 Chr. 7:24). ...

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Uzzi

"The Lord is my strength. (1.) The son of Bukki, and a descendant" "of Aaron (1 Chr. 6:5, 51; Ezra 7:4)." "(2.) A grandson of Issachar (1 Chr. 7:2, 3). "(3.) A son of Bela, and grandson of Benjamin ( ...

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Uzziah

A contracted form of Azari'ah the Lord is my strength. (1.) One "of Amaziah's sons, whom the people made king of Judah in his" father's stead (2 Kings 14:21; 2 Chr. 26:1). His long reign of "about fi ...

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Uzziel

"Strength of God. (1.) One of the sons of Kohath, and uncle of" Aaron (Ex. 6:18; Lev. 10:4). "(2.) A Simeonite captain (1 Chr. 4:39-43). "(3.) A son of Bela, and grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr. 7:7). "( ...

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