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Uriah

[ yoo-rahy-uh ]
/ yʊˈraɪ ə /
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noun
Also Douay Bible, U·ri·as [yoo-rahy-uhs]. /yʊˈraɪ əs/. Also called Uriah the Hittite. the husband of Bathsheba, and an officer in David's army. 2 Samuel 11.
a male given name.
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Origin of Uriah

From Hebrew Ūrīyyāh “My light is God”
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British Dictionary definitions for Uriah

Uriah
/ (jʊˈraɪə) /

noun
Old Testament a Hittite officer, who was killed in battle on instructions from David so that he could marry Uriah's wife Bathsheba (II Samuel 11)
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