The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 1296 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
hykrbfrom (01290) and (03050)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
beh-rek-yaw' Proper Name Masculine
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
NAS Word Usage - Total: 11
Berechiah 11
NAS Verse Count
1 Chronicles5
2 Chronicles1

The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Berekyah". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .