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(berekhyah, berekhyahu, "Yahweh blesses," HPN, 216, 287):

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Article 2

Blessed by Jehovah.

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

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

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

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

Article 3

(blessed of Jehovah).

A descendant of the royal family of Judah. (1 Chronicles 3:20)

A man mentioned as the father of Meshullam, who assisted in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem. (Nehemiah 3:4,30; 6:18)

A Levite. (1 Chronicles 9:16)

A doorkeeper for the ark. (1 Chronicles 15:23)

One of the tribe of Ephraim in the time of Ahaz. (2 Chronicles 28:12)

Father of Asaph the singer. (1 Chronicles 15:17) Berachiah

Father of Zechariah. (Zechariah 1:1,7)