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Strongs Number: H1296


Hebrew Word
בֶּרֶכְיָה
Transliteration
Berekyâh
Phonetic
beh-rek-yaw'
Part of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Strongs Definition

knee (that {is} blessing) of Jah; {Berekjah} the name of six Israelites

BDB Definition

Berachiah or Berechiah = "Jehovah blesses"

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

Origin
From H1290 and H3050
Bible Usage
{Berachiah} Berechiah.