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Azur

also known as: Azzur, Azor, Yazur

Meaning: mighty, heroic, helper

This was the name of 3 biblical men and a small town.

  1. Azur, the father of Hananiah, a false prophet (Jeremiah 28:1)

  2. Azur, the father of Jaazaniah (Ezek. 11:1)

  3. Azur, one of those who sealed the covenant with Jehovah on the return from Babylon (Neh. 10:17)

  4. Azur (Azor), a town on the old road from Jerusalem to Joppa

    Site of Azur (Azor)—satellite view
Article Version: September 1, 2017