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Barachiah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Barachiah, Son of Iddo
Barachiah, Son of Iddo (בֶּרֶכְיָהוּ‎, berekhyahu; בֶּרֶכְיָה‎, berekhyah; Βαραχίας, Barachias). Father of Zechariah the prophet (Zech 1:1, 7; Matt 23:35).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Barachiah, Barachias
Barachiah, Barachias. Name attributed in the NT to Zechariah’s father (Mt 23:35; kjv Barachias). Zechariah, executed in the temple by order of King Joash, was said in the OT to be the son of Jehoiada (2 Chr 24:20–22). “Son of Barachiah” could be a scribal addition, since in the parallel passage in Luke’s
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Barachiah
Barachiah bar-ə-kīʹə [GK. Barachias] (Mt. 23:35); AV BARACHIAS. Father of the Zechariah who was murdered between the sanctuary and the altar. It is possible that the reference is to Zechariah the son of Jehoiada (2 Ch. 24:20ff), and that Matthew gives the name incorrectly. Lk. 11:51 omits the name
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Barachiah, Barachias
BARACHIAH, BARACHIAS* Name attributed in the NT to Zechariah’s father (Mt 23:35). Zechariah, executed in the temple by order of King Joash, was said to be the son of Jehoiada (2 Chr 24:20–22). “Son of Barachiah” could be a copyist’s addition, since in the parallel passage in Luke’s Gospel (Lk 11:51)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Barachias
BARACHIAS. In Mt 23:35 he is called the father of Zacharias, who seems to have been the Zechariah referred to in 2 Chr 24:20–22, the son of Jehoiada the priest (see Zacharias for discussion of the problem of parentage).Barachias is also spelled Berechiah (q.v.) in the OT.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Barachiah
Barachiah (Gk. Barachɩ́as)The father of Zechariah (Matt. 23:35), here confused with the Zechariah who was murdered in the temple (2 Chr. 24:20–23). Some scholars identify him with Berechiah 7 (cf. Zech. 1:1).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Barachiah
Barachiah [barˊə kīˊə] (Gk. Barachias). The father of Zechariah (Matt. 23:35; KJV “Barachias”; NIV “Berakiah”), possibly the Zechariah who was murdered in the house of the Lord (2 Chr. 24:20–23; so JB note at Matt. 23:35). Some identify him with Berechiah 7.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Barachias, Berechiah
Barachias, Berechiah4 (q.v.), whom Jehovah hath blessed, father of the prophet Zechariah (Zech. 1:1, 7; Matt. 23:35).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BARACHIAH
BARACHIAH<bar-a-ki’-a> ([Βαραχίας, Barachias]; the King James Version Barachias; Matthew 23:35): Father of Zachariah who was murdered between the sanctuary and the altar. It is possible that reference is made to Zechariah, the son of Jehoiada (2 Chronicles 24:20 ff), whom Matthew by mistake calls
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Barachias
Barachias [Ba-ruch-ias](Derived from Hebrew origin: God blessed)(Matthew 23:35). Unspecified date. His son, the prophet Zacharias, was murdered between the Temple and the altar, according to the words of Jesus.Note: If Jesus refers to the post-Exilic prophet Zechariah, son of Berechiah and grandson
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Barachias
Bar-a-chiʹas [the Greek form of the name Barachiah, meaning Jehovah has blessed], father of the Zacharias (Zechariah) mentioned in Matt. 23:35 as having been murdered by the Jews. See Zacharias.
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Barachiah
BARACHIAH.—Mt 23:35 (om. א* and; 4 cursives), Lk 11:51 (ins. DSc and 2 cursives). The name occurs in Mt. in a passage, recorded in substantial agreement by Mt. and Lk., in which the Lord declares that the blood of all the prophets (Lk.) or all the righteous blood (Mt.) will be sought from or come upon
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