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Beracah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beracah
Beracah (בְּרָכָה‎, berakhah). 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).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beracah (Person)
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
Beracah, Berachah
Beracah, Berachah. Warrior from Benjamin’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag in his struggle against King Saul. Beracah was one of David’s ambidextrous archers and slingers (1 Chr 12:3, kjv Berachah).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beracah
Beracah berʹə-kə [Heb. berāḵâ—‘blessing’]; AV, NEB, BERACHAH. A Benjaminite who joined David at Ziklag (1 Ch. 12:3).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beracah
BERACAH Warrior from Benjamin’s tribe who joined David at Ziklag in his struggle against King Saul. Beracah was one of David’s ambidextrous archers and slingers (1 Chr 12:3).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Beracah
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
Berechiah
Berechiah (bair´uh-ki´uh; Heb., “the Lord has blessed”).1 A son of Zerubbabel (1 Chron. 3:20).2 The father of Asaph and son of Shimea; a Levite (1 Chron. 6:39; 15:17).3 A son of Asa; a Levite and a gatekeeper for the ark (1 Chron. 9:16; 15:23).4 A son of Meshillemoth; an Ephraimite chief (2 Chron.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Berachah
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
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
Beracah
Beracah (Heb. bĕrāḵâ)A Benjaminite warrior who defected to David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:3).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beracah
Beracah [bĕrˊə kə] (Heb. berāḵâ “blessing”). A Benjaminite who defected to David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:3; KJV “Berachah”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Berachah
Ber´achah (blessing), a Benjamite who attached himself to David at Ziklag. 1 Chron. 12:3. (b.c. 1054.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beracah
BER´ACAH (berʹa-ka; a “blessing”).1. One of the thirty Benjamite warriors who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chron. 12:3).2. A valley between Bethlehem and Hebron, not far from En-gedi; noted as the place where Jehoshaphat overcame the Moabites and Ammonites (2 Chron. 20:26).
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