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Uri


U’ri (fiery).

1. The father of Bezaleel, one of the architects of the tabernacle. Ex. 31:2; 35:30; 38:22; 1 Chron. 2:20; 2 Chron. 1:5. He was of the tribe of Judah, and grandson of Caleb ben-Hezron. (b.c. 1491.)

2. The father of Geber, Solomon’s commisariat officer in Gilead. 1 Kings 4:19. (b.c. before 1010.)

3. One of the gatekeepers of the temple in the time of Ezra. Ezra 10:24. (b.c. 458.)