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Ozias

OZIAS. KJV and ASV form of Uzziah. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) o-zi’-as: (1) (Ozeias, Ozias, Codex Vaticanus a b): The son of Micah, a Simeonite, one of the 3 rulers of Bethulia in the days of Judith (Judith 6:15,16; 7:23; 8:9 ff; 10:6). (2) (Ozeias, Codex Vaticanus and Swete; the [[King James Version]] has Ezias (1 Esdras 8:2), following Codex Alexandrinus Ezias): An ancestor of Ezra (1 Esdras 8:2; 2 Esdras 1:2) equals "Uzzi" of Ezr 7:4; 1Ch 6:51. (3) Head of a family of temple-servants who returned with Zerubbabel (1 Esdras 5:31) equals "Uzza" of Ezr 2:49; Ne 7:51. (4) Greek form of UZZIAH (which see) in Mt 1:8,9 the King James Version. A king of Judah. See also [[Uzziah]]