[some Uzziel] (Heb. Uzziel', עֻזַּיאֵל, my strength is God, or perh. simply strength of God Uzziah [q.v.]; Sept. Ο᾿ζιήλ or Ο᾿ζειήλ, with some v.r.; Vulg. Oziel), the name of six Hebrews.
1. Third named of the five sons of Bela son of Benjamin, heads of valiant families (1Ch 7:7). B.C. post 1874.
2. Last named of the four sons of Kohath (Ex 6:18; 1Ch 6:2), also father of four sons (Ex 5:22; 1Ch 23:12,20; 1Ch 24:24), and uncle of Aaron (Le 10:4).B.C. ante 1658. His descendants were called after him (Nu 3:19,27; 1Ch 26:23), Elizaphan being their chief in Moses time (Nu 3:30), and Amminadab in David's (1Ch 15:10).
3. Third named of the fourteen "sons" of Heman appointed by David as Levitical musicians (1Ch 25:4); the same with AZAREEL SEE AZAREEL (q.v.) the head of the eleventh band of orchestral performers (ver. 18).
4. Second named of the two sons of Jeduthun among the Levites, who, in the days of king Hezekiah, took an active part in cleansing and sanctifying the Temple after all the pollutions introduced by Ahaz (2Ch 29:14). B.C.726.
5. Last named of the four "sons" of Ishi, Simeonitish chieftains who, after the successful expedition of the tribe to the valley, of Gedor, went at the head of five hundred men, in the days of Hezekiah, to Mount Seir, and smote the remnant of the Amalekites who had survived the previous slaughter of Saul and David, and: took possession of their country, and dwelt there "unto this day" (1Ch 14:17). B.C. cir. 712. 6. A "son of Hashaiah, of the goldsmiths," who repaired part of the walls of Jerusalem after the Captivity (Ne 3:8). B.C. 446.