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Beriah

Beriah [N] [H] [S]

a gift, or in evil.

  • One of Asher's four sons, and father of Heber ( Genesis 46:17 ).

  • A son of Ephraim ( 1 Chronicles 7:20-23 ), born after the slaughter of his brothers, and so called by his father "because it went evil with his house" at that time.

  • A Benjamite who with his brother Shema founded Ajalon and expelled the Gittites ( 1 Chronicles 8:13 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Beriah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Beriah [N] [E] [S]

    in fellowship; in envy
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Beriah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Beriah [N] [E] [H]

    (in evil, or a gift ).

    1. A son of Asher. ( Genesis 46:17 ; Numbers 26:44 Numbers 26:45 )
    2. A son of Ephraim. ( 1 Chronicles 7:20-23 )
    3. A Benjamite. ( 1 Chronicles 8:13 1 Chronicles 8:16 )
    4. A Levite. ( 1 Chronicles 23:10 1 Chronicles 23:11 )

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Beriah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.