Berechiah
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Smith's Bible Dictionary
Berechiah

(blessed of Jehovah).

  1. A descendant of the royal family of Judah. (1 Chronicles 3:20)
  2. A man mentioned as the father of Meshullam, who assisted in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem. (Nehemiah 3:4,30; 6:18)
  3. A Levite. (1 Chronicles 9:16)
  4. A doorkeeper for the ark. (1 Chronicles 15:23)
  5. One of the tribe of Ephraim in the time of Ahaz. (2 Chronicles 28:12)
  6. Father of Asaph the singer. (1 Chronicles 15:17) [BERACHIAH]
  7. Father of Zechariah. (Zechariah 1:1,7)
Easton's Bible Dictionary
4 (q.v.), whom Jehovah hath blessed, father of the prophet Zechariah (Zechariah 1:1, 7; Matthew 23:35).

Blessed by Jehovah.

(1.) Son of Shimea, and father of Asaph the musician (1 Chronicles 6:39; 15:17).

(2.) One of the seven Ephraimite chieftains, son of Meshillemoth (2 Chronicles 28:12).

(3.) The fourth of the five sons of Zerubbabel, of the royal family of Judah (1 Chronicles 3:20).

(4.) The father of the prophet Zechariah (1:1, 7).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BERECHIAH

ber-e-ki'-a (berekhyah, berekhyahu, "Yahweh blesses," HPN, 216, 287):

(1) A descendant of David (1 Chronicles 3:20).

(2) The father of Asaph, the singer (1 Chronicles 6:39 the King James Version "Berachiah"; 1 Chronicles 15:17).

(3) A former inhabitant of Jerusalem, a Levee (1 Chronicles 9:16).

(4) A doorkeeper 'for the ark at David's time (1 Chronicles 15:23).

(5) One of the heads of the children of Ephraim (2 Chronicles 28:12).

(6) The father of Meshullam the builder (Nehemiah 3:4, 30; Nehemiah 6:18).

(7) The father of the prophet Zechariah (Zechariah 11:7).

A. L. Breslich

Greek
914. Barachias -- Barachiah, the father of a man killed in the ...
... Word Origin of Hebrew origin Berekyah Definition Barachiah, the father of a man
killed in the temple NASB Word Usage Berechiah (1). Barachias. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1296. Berekyah -- "Yah blesses," the name of several Israelites
... "Yah blesses," the name of several Israelites. Transliteration: Berekyah or Berekyahu
Phonetic Spelling: (beh-rek-yaw') Short Definition: Berechiah. ...
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Library

How Upon the Death of Jotham, Ahaz Reigned in his Stead; against ...
... So the people of Israel came together to their assembly, and considered of these
matters, when a man whose name was Berechiah, and who was one of chief ...
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The Twelve Minor Prophets.
... Zechariah, the second and greatest prophet of the Restoration, calls himself the
son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo (1:1). But in Ezra the name of the father is ...
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Thesaurus
Berechiah (12 Occurrences)
...BERECHIAH. ber-e-ki'-a (berekhyah, berekhyahu, "Yahweh blesses," HPN, 216, 287):
(1) A descendant of David (1 Chronicles 3:20). ...Berechiah (12 Occurrences). ...
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Berechi'ah (11 Occurrences)
Berechi'ah. Berechiah, Berechi'ah. Bered . ... 1 Chronicles 3:20 and Hashubah and
Ohel, and Berechiah, and Hasadiah, Jushabhesed, five. (See RSV). ...
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Berekiah (11 Occurrences)
... 23:35 that all the innocent blood shed upon earth may come on you, from the blood
of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah the son of Berechiah whom you ...
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Meshillemoth (2 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Requitals. (1.) The father of Berechiah (2 Chronicles
28:12). (2.) A priest, the son of Immer (Nehemiah 11:13). Int. ...
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Meshul'lam (23 Occurrences)
... And next unto them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabel. ...
After him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber. ...
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Elkanah (20 Occurrences)
... (7) Another Levite, ancestor of Berechiah (1 Chronicles 9:16). ... 1 Chronicles
15:23 Berechiah and Elkanah were doorkeepers for the ark. ...
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Meshullam (25 Occurrences)
... Next to them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabel. ... After
him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber. ...
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Zechari'ah (51 Occurrences)
... 23:35 that all the innocent blood shed upon earth may come on you, from the blood
of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah the son of Berechiah whom you ...
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Jehohanan (9 Occurrences)
... 2 Chronicles 28:12 Then certain of the heads of the children of Ephraim, Azariah
the son of Johanan, Berechiah the son of Meshillemoth, and Jehizkiah the son ...
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Repairs (24 Occurrences)
... And next unto them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabel. ...
After him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber. ...
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Concordance
Berechiah (12 Occurrences)

Matthew 23:35
that all the innocent blood shed upon earth may come on you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah the son of Berechiah whom you murdered between the Sanctuary and the altar.
(WEY NAS)

1 Chronicles 3:20
and Hashubah, and Ohel, and Berechiah, and Hasadiah, Jushab Hesed, five.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)

1 Chronicles 6:39
His brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of Berechiah, the son of Shimea,
(WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS)

1 Chronicles 9:16
and Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, who lived in the villages of the Netophathites.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)

1 Chronicles 15:17
So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brothers, Asaph the son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari their brothers, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)

1 Chronicles 15:23
Berechiah and Elkanah were doorkeepers for the ark.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)

2 Chronicles 28:12
Then certain of the heads of the children of Ephraim, Azariah the son of Johanan, Berechiah the son of Meshillemoth, and Jehizkiah the son of Shallum, and Amasa the son of Hadlai, stood up against those who came from the war,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Nehemiah 3:4
Next to them repaired Meremoth the son of Uriah, the son of Hakkoz. Next to them repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah, the son of Meshezabel. Next to them repaired Zadok the son of Baana.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Nehemiah 3:30
After him repaired Hananiah the son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, another portion. After him repaired Meshullam the son of Berechiah over against his chamber.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Nehemiah 6:18
For there were many in Judah sworn to him, because he was the son-in-law of Shecaniah the son of Arah; and his son Jehohanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah as wife.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Zechariah 1:1
In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of Yahweh came to Zechariah the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo, the prophet, saying,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS)

Zechariah 1:7
On the twenty-fourth day of the eleventh month, which is the month Shebat, in the second year of Darius, the word of Yahweh came to Zechariah the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo, the prophet, saying,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS)

Subtopics

Berechiah

Berechiah: A Brother of Zerubbabel

Berechiah: A Warrior of Ephraim

Berechiah: Fatber of Asaph

Berechiah: Fatber of Asaph: Called Berachiah

Berechiah: Son of Asa

Berechiah: Son of Iddo

Berechiah: Son of Meshezabeel

Related Terms

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Berekiah (11 Occurrences)

Meshillemoth (2 Occurrences)

Meshul'lam (23 Occurrences)

Elkanah (20 Occurrences)

Meshullam (25 Occurrences)

Zechari'ah (51 Occurrences)

Jehohanan (9 Occurrences)

Repairs (24 Occurrences)

Elka'nah (20 Occurrences)

Asaph (47 Occurrences)

Section (22 Occurrences)

Iddo (14 Occurrences)

Johanan (31 Occurrences)

Repaired (46 Occurrences)

Darius (26 Occurrences)

Quarters (17 Occurrences)

Zachariah (6 Occurrences)

Zerubbabel (25 Occurrences)

Zalaph (1 Occurrence)

Koz (5 Occurrences)

Kushaiah (1 Occurrence)

Kusha'iah (1 Occurrence)

Strengthened (113 Occurrences)

Netoph'athites (3 Occurrences)

Netophathites (3 Occurrences)

Netophathite (9 Occurrences)

Ohel (1 Occurrence)

Obadi'ah (16 Occurrences)

Jeduthun (15 Occurrences)

Jushab-hesed (1 Occurrence)

Joha'nan (25 Occurrences)

Jushabhesed (1 Occurrence)

Jehizkiah (1 Occurrence)

Jehizki'ah (1 Occurrence)

Jo'el (19 Occurrences)

Ju'shab-he'sed (1 Occurrence)

Jedu'thun (11 Occurrences)

Jehoha'nan (8 Occurrences)

Jushab (1 Occurrence)

Gatekeepers (38 Occurrences)

Galal (3 Occurrences)

In-law (2 Occurrences)

Innocent (97 Occurrences)

Twenty-fourth (9 Occurrences)

Tobiah (14 Occurrences)

Ephraim-azariah (1 Occurrence)

Ethan (9 Occurrences)

Door-keepers (34 Occurrences)

Doorkeepers (37 Occurrences)

Mer'emoth (6 Occurrences)

Merimoth (1 Occurrence)

Meshezabeel (3 Occurrences)

Meshezabel (3 Occurrences)

Merar'i (32 Occurrences)

Merarites (7 Occurrences)

Meshez'abel (3 Occurrences)

Meshil'lemoth (2 Occurrences)

Meremoth (6 Occurrences)

Murdered (25 Occurrences)

Bereaving (2 Occurrences)

Baana (3 Occurrences)

Ba'ana (3 Occurrences)

Confronted (7 Occurrences)

Arah (3 Occurrences)

Ama'sa (12 Occurrences)

Arriving (7 Occurrences)

Shelemi'ah (10 Occurrences)

Shimea (6 Occurrences)

Shemai'ah (38 Occurrences)

Shemariah (5 Occurrences)

Sebat (1 Occurrence)

Shecani'ah (9 Occurrences)

Shechaniah (8 Occurrences)

Shebat (1 Occurrence)

Shim'ea (4 Occurrences)

Shecaniah (10 Occurrences)

Shelemiah (10 Occurrences)

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