Uz (Uhz)

1 The son of Aram and grandson of Shem (Gen 10:23; see 1Chr 1:17), where Uz is listed as a “son” of Shem). 2 The son of Nahor and Milcah and brother of Buz (Gen 22:21). 3 The son of Dishan and brother of Aran the Horite (Gen 36:28; 1Chr 1:42). 4 The homeland of the “daughter of Edom” (Lam 4:21). 5 The homeland of Job (Job 1:1). The location of Uz is uncertain. In (Job 1:19) this land is described as a desert area. In (Jer 25:20) Uz is linked inexplicably with the land of the Philistines.

Gen 10:23

23The descendants of Aram: Uz, Hul, Gether, and Mash.

1Chr 1:17

17The descendants of Shem: Elam, Asshur, Arpachshad, Lud, Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech.

Gen 22:21

21Uz the firstborn, Buz his brother, Kemuel the father of Aram,

Gen 36:28

28These are the sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.

1Chr 1:42

42The sons of Ezer: Bilhan, Zaavan, and Jaakan. The sons of Dishan: Uz and Aran.

Lam 4:21

21Rejoice and be glad, O daughter Edom,
you that live in the land of Uz;
but to you also the cup shall pass;
you shall become drunk and strip yourself bare.

Job 1:1

Job and His Family
1There was once a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. That man was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil.

Job 1:19

19and suddenly a great wind came across the desert, struck the four corners of the house, and it fell on the young people, and they are dead; I alone have escap ... View more

Jer 25:20

20all the mixed people; all the kings of the land of Uz; all the kings of the land of the Philistines—Ashkelon, Gaza, Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod;

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