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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    a contracted form of Azari'ah the Lord is my strength. (1.) One
    of Amaziah's sons, whom the people made king of Judah in his
    father's stead (2 Kings 14:21; 2 Chr. 26:1). His long reign of
    about fifty-two years was "the most prosperous excepting that of
    Jehosaphat since the time of Solomon." He was a vigorous and
    able ruler, and "his name spread abroad, even to the entering in
    of Egypt" (2 Chr. 26:8, 14). In the earlier part of his reign,
    under the influence of Zechariah, he was faithful to Jehovah,
    and "did that which was right in the sight of the Lord" (2 Kings
    15:3; 2 Chr. 26:4, 5); but toward the close of his long life
    "his heart was lifted up to his destruction," and he wantonly
    invaded the priest's office (2 Chr. 26:16), and entering the
    sanctuary proceeded to offer incense on the golden altar.
    Azariah the high priest saw the tendency of such a daring act on
    the part of the king, and with a band of eighty priests he
    withstood him (2 Chr. 26:17), saying, "It appertaineth not unto
    thee, Uzziah, to burn incense." Uzziah was suddenly struck with
    leprosy while in the act of offering incense (26:19-21), and he
    was driven from the temple and compelled to reside in "a several
    house" to the day of his death (2 Kings 15:5, 27; 2 Chr. 26:3).
    He was buried in a separate grave "in the field of the burial
    which belonged to the kings" (2 Kings 15:7; 2 Chr. 26:23). "That
    lonely grave in the royal necropolis would eloquently testify to
    coming generations that all earthly monarchy must bow before the
    inviolable order of the divine will, and that no interference
    could be tolerated with that unfolding of the purposes of God,
    which, in the fulness of time, would reveal the Christ, the true
    High Priest and King for evermore" (Dr. Green's Kingdom of
    Israel, etc.).
      (2.) The father of Jehonathan, one of David's overseers (1
    Chr. 27:25).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Uzziah, Uzziel, the strength, or kid, of the Lord