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[az-uh-rahy-uh] /ˌæz əˈraɪ ə/
Uzziah. II Kings 15:1–7. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • After him repaired Azariah the son of Maaseiah the son of Ananiah by his house.

  • Beyond the doors the high priest Azariah, son of Zadok, was awaiting him.

  • Joseph's thoughts were far away on the hillside opposite amid the woods, and Azariah's voice jarred.

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  • Azariah answered that it could not be this week, for he was going to Arimathea.

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  • Azariah replied, and Joseph answered: because the world is so very beautiful.

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  • Doves build in taller trees than these, in fir-trees, Azariah answered.

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  • And now, Joseph, I hope you'll listen to all that Azariah says, giving quiet and reasonable answers.

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  • Azariah asked, and Joseph could only answer: yes, very wonderful.

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  • Azariah asked him if the lark would grieve for her eggs, and Joseph answered that he supposed she would soon forget them.

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  • Azariah di Rossi, on the other hand, is immortalized by his spirit rather than his actual contributions to historical literature.

Azariah in the Bible

whom Jehovah helps. (1.) Son of Ethan, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 2:8). (2.) Son of Ahimaaz, who succeeded his grandfather Zadok as high priest (1 Chr. 6:9; 1 Kings 4:2) in the days of Solomon. He officiated at the consecration of the temple (1 Chr. 6:10). (3.) The son of Johanan, high priest in the reign of Abijah and Asa (2 Chr. 6:10, 11). (4.) High priest in the reign of Uzziah, king of Judah (2 Kings 14:21; 2 Chr. 26:17-20). He was contemporary with the prophets Isaiah, Amos, and Joel. (5.) High priest in the days of Hezekiah (2 Chr. 31:10-13). Of the house of Zadok. (6.) Several other priests and Levites of this name are mentioned (1 Chr. 6:36; Ezra 7:1; 1 Chr. 9:11; Neh. 3:23, etc.). (7.) The original name of Abed-nego (Dan. 1:6, 7, 11, 16). He was of the royal family of Judah, and with his other two companions remarkable for his personal beauty and his intelligence as well as piety. (8.) The son of Oded, a remarkable prophet in the days of Asa (2 Chr. 15:1). He stirred up the king and the people to a great national reformation.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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