Uriel

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Uriel

(yo͞o`rēəl). 1, 2 Two descendants of Kohath. 3 Man whose daughter became mother of King Abijah of Judah. The name appears in the pseudepigrapha for an archangel. He is introduced in Milton's Paradise Lost as the angel of the sun.
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Uriel

sent by God to instruct prophet Esdras. [Apocrypha: II Esdras 4]
See: Angel
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