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Uzzia meaning

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🔼The name Uzzia in the Bible

There's only one man named Uzzia in the Bible, although this name is probably a variant spelling of the name Uzziah (עזיה). The one and only Uzzia in the Bible is an Ashterathite and one of David's mighty-men (1 Chronicles 11:44). This man plays no further role in the Bible.

🔼Etymology of the name Uzzia

The name Uzzia consists of two elements. The final part is probably a very unusual (perhaps even Aramaic) spelling variant of יה (Yah) = יהו (Yahu) = יו (Yu), which in turn are abbreviated forms of the Tetragrammaton יהוה, YHWH, or Yahweh.

The first part of the name Uzzia comes from the verb עזז ('azaz), meaning to be strong:

🔼Uzzia meaning

For a meaning of the name Uzzia, NOBSE Study Bible Name List and BDB Theological Dictionary both read My Strength Is Yahweh. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Power Of The Lord.

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