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A descendant of Benjamin who enlisted in David’s army at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:3). This name is also associated with a valley near Engedi where King Jehoshaphat conquered the Moabites and Ammonites (2 Chr 20:26).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
BERACAH (PERSON) [Heb bĕrākâ (בְּרָכָה)]. A kinsman of Saul; one of the ambidextrous warriors from the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chr 12:3). In this list (1 Chr 12:1–8—Eng 12:1–7) the Chronicler is emphasizing the extensive support David enjoyed among Saul’s kin before David became king.Raymond B. Dillard
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Beracah (bair´uh-kuh; Heb., “blessed”).1 A relative of Saul from the tribe of Benjamin who joined David’s warriors at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:3).2 A valley in central Judah near Tekoa. During the reign of Jehoshaphat an alliance was formed by Edom, Ammon, and Moab, and they invaded Judah. But, as promised
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
BERACHAH1. A Benjamite who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:3).2. A valley where an army invading Judah in the days of Jehoshaphat was destroyed (2 Chr 20:26). The name still lingers as Bereikut, a ruin about four miles NW of Tekoa, six miles SW of Bethlehem, and a little E of the road from Bethlehem
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
BERACAH (lit. ‘blessing’). 1. One of the warriors who joined David at Ziklag when he was in straits because of the enmity of Saul (1 Ch. 12:1–3). 2. A valley where Jehoshaphat and his people gave God thanks for the victory which they had gained over the Ammonites, Moabites and Edomites (2 Ch. 20:26).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary