How to Pronounce Uriah?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Uriah" is [jʊ͡əɹˈa͡ɪ͡ə], [jʊ‍əɹˈa‍ɪ‍ə], [j_ʊə_ɹ_ˈaɪə].

"Uriah" in context

Uriah is a Hebrew male name from the Bible, found in the Books of Samuel. The name Uriah is believed to be derived from the Hebrew words for "God is my light". Uriah is also a popular name among African and Middle Eastern cultures, as well as in the United States.

Uriah first appears in the Biblical narrative as one of King David's fighting men. In the story, Uriah is sent to the front line in battle and is fatally wounded, paving the way for King David to commit adultery with his wife, Bathsheba.


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