U'ri (Heb. Uri', אוּרַי, fiery [comp. (Φωτινός]), the name of three Israelites.

1. (Sept. Οὐρί or Οὐρίας.) The father of Bezaleel, one of the architects of the tabernacle (Ex 31:2; Ex 35:30; Ex 38:22; 1Ch 2; 1Ch 20; 2Ch 1:5). B.C. ante 1657. He was of the tribe of Judah, and grandson of Caleb ben-Hezron, his father being Hur, who, according to tradition, was the husband of Miriam.

2. (Sept. Α᾿δαϊv.) The father of Geber, Solomon's commissariat officer in Gilead (1Ki 4:19) B.C. ante 1010.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

3. (Sept. ᾿Ωδού' v.r. ᾿Ωδουέ.) One of the gate-keepers of the Temple; who divorced his wife after the exile (Ezr 10:24). B.C. 458.

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