Uri (Yoor´i, a shortened form of Uriah; Heb., “Yah[weh] is my light”)

1 A Judahite; the father of Bezalel, the craftsman who supervised the construction of the tabernacle (Exod 31:2; 2Chr 1:5). 2 The father of Geber, a district administrator under King Solomon (1Kgs 4:19). 3 A postexilic levitical gatekeeper who took a foreign wife (Ezra 10:24).

Exod 31:2

2See, I have called by name Bezalel son of Uri son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:

2Chr 1:5

5Moreover the bronze altar that Bezalel son of Uri, son of Hur, had made, was there in front of the tabernacle of the Lord. And Solomon and the assembly inquire ... View more

1Kgs 4:19

19Geber son of Uri, in the land of Gilead, the country of King Sihon of the Amorites and of King Og of Bashan. And there was one official in the land of Judah.

Ezra 10:24

24Of the singers: Eliashib. Of the gatekeepers: Shallum, Telem, and Uri.

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