Berechiah (Bair´uh-ki´uh; Heb., “Yah[weh] has blessed”)

1 A son of Zerubbabel (1Chr 3:20). 2 The father of Asaph and son of Shimea; a Levite (1Chr 6:39; 1Chr 15:17). 3 A son of Asa; a Levite and a gatekeeper for the Ark (1Chr 9:16; 1Chr 15:23). 4 A son of Meshillemoth; an Ephraimite chief (2Chr 28:12). 5 The father of Meshullam (Neh 3:4; Neh 3:30; Neh 6:18). 6 A son of Iddo and the father of the prophet Zechariah (Zech 1:1; Zech 1:7). 7 The full name of Jeremiah’s scribe Baruch. 8 Beracah, a Benjaminite follower of David (1Chr 12:3), whose name is often emended to Berechiah (cf. LXX).

1Chr 3:20

20and Hashubah, Ohel, Berechiah, Hasadiah, and Jushab-hesed, five.

1Chr 6:39

39and his brother Asaph, who stood on his right, namely, Asaph son of Berechiah, son of Shimea,

1Chr 15:17

17So the Levites appointed Heman son of Joel; and of his kindred Asaph son of Berechiah; and of the sons of Merari, their kindred, Ethan son of Kushaiah;

1Chr 9:16

16and Obadiah son of Shemaiah, son of Galal, son of Jeduthun, and Berechiah son of Asa, son of Elkanah, who lived in the villages of the Netophathites.

1Chr 15:23

23Berechiah and Elkanah were to be gatekeepers for the ark.

2Chr 28:12

12Moreover, certain chiefs of the Ephraimites, Azariah son of Johanan, Berechiah son of Meshillemoth, Jehizkiah son of Shallum, and Amasa son of Hadlai, stood u ... View more

Neh 3:4

4Next to them Meremoth son of Uriah son of Hakkoz made repairs. Next to them Meshullam son of Berechiah son of Meshezabel made repairs. Next to them Zadok son o ... View more

Neh 3:30

30After him Hananiah son of Shelemiah and Hanun sixth son of Zalaph repaired another section. After him Meshullam son of Berechiah made repairs opposite his liv ... View more

Neh 6:18

18For many in Judah were bound by oath to him, because he was the son-in-law of Shecaniah son of Arah: and his son Jehohanan had married the daughter of Meshull ... View more

Zech 1:1

Israel Urged to Repent
1In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of the Lord came to the prophet Zechariah son of Berechiah son of Iddo, sayi ... View more

Zech 1:7

First Vision: The Horsemen
7On the twenty-fourth day of the eleventh month, the month of Shebat, in the second year of Darius, the word of the Lord came to the ... View more

1Chr 12:3

3The chief was Ahiezer, then Joash, both sons of Shemaah of Gibeah; also Jeziel and Pelet sons of Azmaveth; Beracah, Jehu of Anathoth,

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