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(fertile). (1) The land of Uz was Job’s country (Job 1:11There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil. (Job 1:1)). It was located east or southeast of Palestine (Job 1:33His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east. (Job 1:3)); adjacent to the Sabeans or Chaldeans (Job 1:1515And the Sabeans fell upon them, and took them away; yea, they have slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee. (Job 1:15)), and to the Edomites, who once occupied it as conquerors (Lam. 4:2121Rejoice and be glad, O daughter of Edom, that dwellest in the land of Uz; the cup also shall pass through unto thee: thou shalt be drunken, and shalt make thyself naked. (Lamentations 4:21)). It is grouped with Egypt, Philistia, and Moab (Jer. 25:19-2119Pharaoh king of Egypt, and his servants, and his princes, and all his people; 20And all the mingled people, and all the kings of the land of Uz, and all the kings of the land of the Philistines, and Ashkelon, and Azzah, and Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod, 21Edom, and Moab, and the children of Ammon, (Jeremiah 25:19‑21)). (2) The first son of Aram, son of Shem (Gen. 10:2323And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash. (Genesis 10:23); 1 Chron. 1:1717The sons of Shem; Elam, and Asshur, and Arphaxad, and Lud, and Aram, and Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Meshech. (1 Chronicles 1:17)). (3) Son of Nahor by Milcah (Gen. 22:2121Huz his firstborn, and Buz his brother, and Kemuel the father of Aram, (Genesis 22:21)). Huz in A. V. and probably correct name for Uz. (4) Son of Dishan and grandson of Seir (Gen. 36:2828The children of Dishan are these; Uz, and Aran. (Genesis 36:28)).