| Share
 

Uriel

Uriel (yōˈrēəl) [key]. 1, 2 Two descendants of Kohath. 3 Man whose daughter became mother of King Abijah of Judah. The name appears in the pseudepigrapha for an archangel. He is introduced in Milton's Paradise Lost as the angel of the sun.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Uriel from Infoplease:

  • Uriel: meaning and definitions - Uriel: Definition and Pronunciation
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson: Uriel - It fell in the ancient periods Which the brooding soul surveys, Or ever the wild Time coined itself Into calendar months and days. This was the lapse
  • Uriel - Uriel “Regent of the Sun,” and “sharpest-sighted spirit of all in heaven.” ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Biblical Proper Names