Listen from:
(light of God). (1) A priest in the reign of Ahaz, and probably the same as Uriah (2) (2 Kings 16:10-16). (2) A priest of the family of Hakkoz or Koz, and probably same as Uriah (3) (Neh. 3:4,21; 8:4). (4) A prophet of Kirjath-jearim, and son of Shemaiah, who prophesied in the days of King Jehoiakim against Jerusalem and Judah according to the words of Jeremiah, and whom Jehoiakim sought to put to death. He fled to Egypt, but was pursued, caught, brought back and slain (Jer. 26:20-23).