UTHAI (a-tha-i), (Heb. oo-thah' ee, Jeho vah succors).
1. The son of Ammihud, of the children of Pharez, son of Judah (1 Chron. ix:4). In Neh. xi:4 he is called ATHAIAH, the son of Uzziah. (B. C. 536.) 2. Son of Bigvai, who returned with Ezra from captivity (Ezra viii:14), B. C. 459.
UZ (Heb. T.V, oats, consultation).
I. A region and tribe named in Job i :t ; Jer. xxv :2o; Lam. iv :21, now generally supposed to have been situated in the south of Arabia De serta, between Idumwa, Palestine, and the Eu phrates. (See NATIONS, DISPERSION OF.) The tribe seems to have been descended from Uz, the son of Aram (Gen. x :23), although it has been some times doubted whether its origin might not rather be referred to Huz, the son of Nahor (Gen. xxii : 21), or to Uz, the Horite, son of Dishan (Gen. xxxvi :28).
2. A son of Aram (Gen. x:23; i Chron. i :z7). (B. C. after 2500.) 3. Son of Nahor and Milcah (Gen. xxii (B. C. about 2000.) See Huz.
4. Son of Dishan, the son of Seir (Gen. xxxvi:
28). (B. C. after 195o.) UZAI (Heb. oo-zar ee, strong), father of Palal, who assisted Nehemiah in rebuild ing the walls of Jerusalem (Neh. iii:25), B.C. be fore 446.
UZAL (rt'zal), (Heb. oo-zawl% a son of Joktan, founder of one of the numerous tribes of Joktanid in Yemen (Gen. x:27; 1 Chron. i:21). (See NATIONS, DISPERSION OF.) It is generally agreed that Sanaa is the mod ern name of the city founded by Uzal.
UZZA (tIz'za), ooz-zaw',strength).
1. A Benjamite and elder son of Ehud (i Chron. viii :7), born after the removal of his other children. (B. C. before 1612.) 2. Proprietor of a garden in which Manasseh and Amon were buried (2 Kings xxi :r8, 26). (B.
C. before 642.) 3. The children of Uzza were a family of Neth inim who came back with Zerubbabel (Ezra ii : 49: Neh. vii :50. (B. C. before 536.) 4. A descendant of Merari (i Chron. vi :29). See UZZAH, 2.