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Urijah (yōrĪˈjə) [key], in the Bible. 1 High priest under King Ahaz. An alternate form is Uriah. 2 Prophet killed by King Jehoiakim. 3 Ancestor of a priestly family. An alternte form is Uriah. 4 Companion of Ezra.

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