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Uz (ŭz), light sandy soil? 1. A region and tribe in the northeastern part of Arabia deserta, between the Euphrates, Palestine, and Idumea, probably including part of Bashan; called by Ptolemy Ausitis. Job was an inhabitant of "the land of Uz," which was probably an extensive district, and subject to the Edomites. Job 1:1; Jeremiah 25:20; Lamentations 4:21. 2. A son of Aram. Genesis 10:23; 1 Chronicles 1:17. 3. The son of Dishan, the Horite. Genesis 36:28; 1 Chronicles 1:42.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Uz'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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