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Berechiah

(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