The Presidents Code – President Pro Tempore Uriah Tracy
Uriah comes from the Hebrew name אוּרִיָה ‘Uriyah’ which means Yah is my light. This continues the theme of the Glory or Presence of the Lord in the Garden as Scripture equates the Glory of the Lord with His Light (Revelation 21:23).
Tracy comes from a Roman name which meant “of Thracia.” Thracia got its name from the Greek ‘god’ Thrax who was one of the sons of Aries, the god of war. He is famous for his ‘golden shield’ which was kept in his temple in the land of Thrace. A shield is an instrument of defense. This was one of Adam’s tasks in the Garden (Genesis 2:15).
Tracy is also sometimes used as a diminutive of Theresa which comes from the Greek word θεριζω ‘therizo’ which means to harvest. Here then in this name Tracy is seen the two occupations of Adam in the Garden. He was to keep or guard the land and to dress or work it.
Genesis 2:15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
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