What does Berechiah mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
בֶּ֣רֶכְיָ֔ה a son of Zerubbabel. / a Levite who returned for the exile. / father of Meshullam 2
בֶּֽרֶכְיָ֑הוּ a son of Zerubbabel. / a Levite who returned for the exile. / father of Meshullam 1
וּבֶֽרֶכְיָה֙ a son of Zerubbabel. / a Levite who returned for the exile. / father of Meshullam 1
וּבֶרֶכְיָ֧ה a son of Zerubbabel. / a Levite who returned for the exile. / father of Meshullam 1
בֶּרֶכְיָ֖הוּ a son of Zerubbabel. / a Levite who returned for the exile. / father of Meshullam 1
וּבֶרֶכְיָ֤ה a son of Zerubbabel. / a Levite who returned for the exile. / father of Meshullam 1
בֶּרֶכְיָ֣הוּ a son of Zerubbabel. / a Levite who returned for the exile. / father of Meshullam 1
בֶּרֶכְיָ֖ה a son of Zerubbabel. / a Levite who returned for the exile. / father of Meshullam 1
בֶּֽרֶכְיָֽה a son of Zerubbabel. / a Levite who returned for the exile. / father of Meshullam 1
בֶּ֣רֶכְיָ֔הוּ a son of Zerubbabel. / a Levite who returned for the exile. / father of Meshullam 1

Definitions Related to Berechiah

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   1 a son of Zerubbabel.
   2 a Levite who returned for the exile.
   3 father of Meshullam, one of Nehemiah’s chiefs who assisted in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem.
   4 father of Zechariah.
   5 a Gershonite Levite, the father of Asaph, the singer, doorkeeper of the ark.
   6 an Ephraimite chief in the time of Ahaz.
   Additional Information: Berachiah or Berechiah = “Jehovah blesses”.
   

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Dictionary

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Berechiah
Blessed by Jehovah.
Son of Shimea, and father of Asaph the musician (1 Chronicles 6:39 ; 15:17 ).
One of the seven Ephraimite chieftains, son of Meshillemoth (2 Chronicles 28:12 ).
The fourth of the five sons of Zerubbabel, of the royal family of Judah (1 Chronicles 3:20 ).
The father of the prophet (Zechariah 1:1,7 ).
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Berechiah
1. Descendant of the royal family of Judah. 1 Chronicles 3:20 .
2. Father of Asaph, a 'singer,' 1 Chronicles 6:39 (BERACHIAH); 15:17.
3. Levite, son of Asa. 1 Chronicles 9:16 .
4. Levite, a door keeper 'for the ark.' 1 Chronicles 15:23 .
5. Son of Meshillemoth: he opposed the captives from Judah being brought into Samaria. 2 Chronicles 28:12 .
6. Father of Meshullam. Nehemiah 3:4,30 ; Nehemiah 6 : 18.
7. Father of Zechariah the prophet. Zechariah 1:1,7 .
Easton's Bible Dictionary - Barachias, Berechiah
4 (Q.v.), whom Jehovah hath blessed, father of the prophet Zechariah (Zechariah 1:1,7 ; Matthew 23:35 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Berechiah
Holman Bible Dictionary - Berechiah
(behr ee chi' ah) Personal name meaning, “Yahweh blessed.” 1. A descendant of David in period after Jews returned from Exile in Babylon (Nehemiah 6:17-197 ). 2 . Father of Asaph (1 Chronicles 6:39 ). See 1 Chronicles 9:16 ). 4 . A Levite in charge of the ark when David moved it to Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 15:23 ). He could be identical with 2. above. 5. A leader of the tribe of Ephraim who rescued prisoners of war Pekah, king of Israel (752-732), had taken from Ahaz, king of Judah (735-715) (2 Chronicles 28:12 ). 6 . Father of Meshullam, who repaired the wall with Nehemiah (Nehemiah 3:4 ). His family was tied in marriage to Tobiah, Nehemiah's enemy (1619115009_76 ). 7 . Father of the prophet Zechariah (Zechariah 1:1 ; Matthew 23:35 ).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Berechiah
BERECHIAH . 1 . Father of Asaph ( 1 Chronicles 6:39 , AV [1] Bsrachiah). 2 . Son of Zerubbabel ( 1 Chronicles 3:20 ). 3 . Father of Meshullam, one of Nehemiah’s chiefs ( Nehemiah 3:4 ; Nehemiah 3:30 ; Nehemiah 6:19 ). 4 . A Levite guard of the ark ( 1 Chronicles 9:16 ; 1 Chronicles 15:23 ). 5 . Father of the prophet Zechariah ( Zechariah 1:1 ). 6 . An Ephraimite chief ( 2 Chronicles 28:12 ).

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Barachias - (bahr uh chi' ass) KJV spelling of Berechiah in New Testament. See Berechiah
Barachiah - (bahr' uh chi ah) NRSV spelling of Berechiah in New Testament. See Berechiah
Berachiah - (behr uh chi' ah) KJV spelling for Berechiah in 1 Chronicles 6:39 . See Berechiah
Berakiah - (bihr uh ki' uh) NIV New Testament spelling of Berechiah in Matthew 23:35 . See Berechiah
Berachiah - Another form of Berechiah
Jeberechiah - In Septuagint and Vulgate Berechiah (Isaiah 8:2), father of Zechariah in Ahaz' reign. If Berechiah was father of the house, not of the individuals, the "Zachariah son of Baruch" in Matthew 23:35 (where "Zechariah the son of Jehoiada," 2 Chronicles 24:20, in the individual sense is meant) may be identical with Zechariah, son of Je ("Jah ") Berechiah
Meshillemoth -
The father of Berechiah (2 Chronicles 28:12 )
Jeduthun - Son of Berechiah, a Levite, and one of David's chief musicians; he is also called the king's seer
Berechiah - Berechiah
Elkanah - Grandfather of Berechiah, who dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites
Tobiah - Tobiah though a slave, Nehemiah 2:10; Nehemiah 2:19—unless this is a title of opprobrium—and an Ammonite, found means to ally himself with a priestly family, and his son Johanan married the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah
a'Saph -
A Levite, son of Berechiah, one of the leaders of David's choir
Zechariah - Son of Berechiah, and grandson of Iddo the priest; called the son of Iddo in Ezra 5:1 6:14 , and his successor in the priesthood, Nehemiah 12:4,16 , perhaps because Berechiah was then dead. A son of Jeberechiah, associated with Urijah the high-priest by Isaiah as a "faithful witness," Isaiah 8:1 2 Chronicles 29:13
Tobi'ah - But Tobiah, though a slave, (Nehemiah 2:10,19 ) --unless, this is a title of opprobrium --and an Ammonite, found means to ally himself with a priestly family, and his son Johanan married the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah
a'sa - ...
Ancestor of Berechiah a Levite who resided in one of the villages of the Netophathites after the return from Babylon
Meshullam - Son of Berechiah, one of those who helped to repair the walls of Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 3:4 ; Nehemiah 3:30 )
Meshullam - A son of Berechiah, he helped Nehemiah repair the walls around Jerusalem following the return from Babylon (Nehemiah 3:4 )
Asa - A Levite, the father of Berechiah
Zachariah, Zacharias - , however, Zachariah is called ‘son of Barachiah ,’ and there is thus a confusion with Zechariah the prophet, whose father was Berechiah ( Zechariah 1:1 )
Zechariah - Son of Berechiah, and one of the 'minor prophets. Son of Jeberechiah, taken by Isaiah as a witness
Barachiah - ’s ‘son of Barachiah,’ when we should expect ‘son of Jehoiada’? In Isaiah 8:2 we read of Zechariah ‘son of Jeberechiah’ (the LXX Septuagint has ὑιόν βαραχίου), in Zechariah 1:1 of Zechariah the son of Berechiah the son of Iddo (LXX Septuagint, τὸν τοῦ Βαραχίου ὑιὸν Ἀδδώ). Further, there seems to have been a tendency to identify Zechariah son of Berechiah son of Iddo with Zechariah son of Jehoiada, for the Targum of Lamentations 3:20 calls the Zechariah of Chronicles ‘son of Iddo
Zechariah - Son of Berechiah, grandson of Iddo; Ezra (Ezra 5:1; ) says son of Iddo, omitting Berechiah the intermediate link, as less known, and perhaps having died early. Son of Jeberechiah, taken by Isaiah as one of the "faithful witnesses to record" when he wrote concerning Maher-shalal-hash-baz ("hasting to the spoil he hasteth to the prey"
Zechari'ah - He is called in his prophecy the son of Berechiah and the grandson of Iddo, whereas in the book of Ezra, (Ezra 5:1 ; 6:14 ) he is said to have been the son of Iddo. It is natural to suppose as the prophet himself mentions his father's name, whereas the book of Ezra mentions only Iddo, that Berechiah had died early, and that there was now no intervening link between the grandfather and the grandson. ) ...
The son of Jeberechiah, who was taken by the prophet Isaiah as one of the "faithful witnesses to record," when he wrote concerning Maher-shalal-hash-baz
Zechariah - He describes himself (1:1) as "the son of Berechiah
Zacharias - However, as "son of Barachias" does not occur in Luke 11:51, perhaps the words in Matthew were a marginal gloss, confusing this Zacharias with Zechariah the prophet, son of Berechiah
Chronicles, the Books of - The names of the scribes before the restoration express the national hope at the time (1 Chronicles 3:19-20): Hananiah (Jehovah's grace); Berechiah (Jehovah's blessing); Hasadiah (Jehovah's mercy); Jushab-hesed ("mercy returns"
Zechariah, Prophecy of - Nothing personal is revealed concerning the prophet except that he was the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo the prophet