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Uriah

(yo͞orī`ə), husband of Bath-shebaBath-sheba
, in the Bible, wife of Uriah the Hittite. David seduced her, effected the death of her husband, and then married her. Her second son by David was Solomon.
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. An alternate form is Urias. For others called Uriah in the Bible, see UrijahUrijah
, in the Bible. 1 High priest under King Ahaz. An alternate form is Uriah. 2 Prophet killed by King Jehoiakim. 3 Ancestor of a priestly family. An alternte form is Uriah. 4 Companion of Ezra.
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Uriah

letter Uriah carries David’s letter ordering his own death. [O.T.: II Samuel 11:15]
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Uriah

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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