We all know what he is to speak of; he looks troubled even to distress;it is the matter of Uriah the Hittite.
Poor Uriah has been disposed of, and now the lady sends you to look for his bones.
As against David or David's important supporters men like Uriah had no civil rights that could be enforced.
"Well, I'll do that," responded Uriah, after some meditation.
Remember the example of Uriah, who would not take his ease nor his pleasure, though the King required him, and why?
"I would let you have your groceries at cost," said Uriah, as an extra inducement.
Uriah Snodgrass had already told the boys much about radium, and the various forms in which it might be found.
Uriah watched him from behind the dirty windows of his place.
Without interchanging a word they went slowly out of the room together, Uriah looking after them.
The constable and Uriah knocked on the cottage door and Mrs. Nelson let them in.
masc. proper name, in Old Testament, the Hittite husband of Bathsheba; of non-Hebrew (possibly Horite) origin, but explained by folk etymology as Hebrew Uriyyah, literally "flame of the Lord." Uriah Heep, character from Dickens' "David Copperfield" (1850) sometimes is invoked as the type of a hypocritically humble person.
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 the curel wrongs inflicted upon him by David and of his mournful death are simply told in the sacred record (2 Sam. 11:2-12:26). (See BATHSHEBA ØT0000474; DAVID.) (2.) A priest of the house of Ahaz (Isa. 8:2). (3.) The father of Meremoth, mentioned in Ezra 8:33.