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uz´ı̄ ( עזּי , ‛uzzı̄ , perhaps "my strength"):

(1) A descendant of Aaron and high priest, unknown apart from these sources (1 Chronicles 6:5 , 1 Chronicles 6:6 , 1 Chronicles 6:51 (Hebrew 5:31, 32; 6:36); Ezra 7:4 ).

(2) An eponym of a family of Issachar (1 Chronicles 7:2 , 1 Chronicles 7:3 ).

(3) Head of a Benjamite family (1 Chronicles 7:7 ), or more probably of a Zebulunite family (see Curtis, Chron., 145-49).

(4) Father of Elah, a Benjamite (1 Chronicles 9:8 ), perhaps the same as (5).

(5) A son of Bani and overseer of the Levitea in Jerusalem (Nehemiah 11:22 ).

(6) Head of the priestly family of Jedaiah (Nehemiah 12:19 , Nehemiah 12:42 ).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Uzzi'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/u/uzzi.html. 1915.

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