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Azariah, meaning "God['s] help[ed]" in Hebrew, is the name of several people in the Hebrew Bible, including the following:

  • Azariah in the Books of Kings 2 Kings 15:1-12 he is the king of Judah [1] (http://www.mechon-mamre.org/p/pt/pt09b15.htm), (also known as Uzziah of Judah in rabbinical scholarship).
  • Azariah in the Books of Chronicles 1 Chronicles 5:35, he is a one of the Levites [2] (http://www.mechon-mamre.org/e/et/et25a05.htm).
  • Azariah is the companion of Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, in the Book of Daniel, Chapter 1 [3] (http://www.mechon_mamre.org/e/et/et3401.htm).
  • Azariah is a son of Jehu mentioned in 1 Chronicles 2:38 [4] (http://www.mechon_mamre.org/e/et/et25a02.htm).
  • Azariahis a Levite mentioned in 2 Chronicles 31:13 [5] (http://www.mechon_mamre.org/e/et/et25b31.htm).
  • Azariah is the grandfather of Ezra as mentioned in the Book of Ezra 7:1 [6] (http://www.mechon-mamre.org/e/et/et35a07.htm).
  • Azariah mentioned in the Book of Nehemiah 3:23 [7] (http://www.mechon-mamre.org/e/et/et35b03.htm).

A few more people by the name Azariah are mentioned in the Hebrew Bible.

(There is a minor article on The Prayer of Azariah and Song of the Three Holy Children.)

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JewishEncyclopedia.com - AZARIAH. (1804 words)
Azariah and his friends Hananiah and Mishael were of royal lineage, like their colleague in the royal service, Daniel, being descendants of Hezekiah, to whom the prophet Isaiah had announced concerning them (Isa.
Azariah and his friends were able to control themselves even to the suppression of every human inclination, and they were eminently fit for the service of the court (Dan.
Azariah and his friends Hananiah and Mishael were the men chosen as Jewish delegates to show homage to the statue, Nebuchadnezzar having commanded each nation to send three envoys on this occasion.
Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg / Electronic Artworks / Azariah (280 words)
Jesse designed Azariah event and performed the role of Azariah and singing master during the event.
Azariah: Whom Jehovah Helps is a spirited journey through 19th-century rural New York.
Embodying Azariah, Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg delivered these interstitial texts and led the assembled participants in some singing exercizes and in singing the nine songs contained in the tunebook.
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