Berechiah (father of Asaph)
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Sometimes spelled “Berekiah.” A descendant of Levi who was the son of Shimea and father of Asaph (1 Chr 6:39; 15:17).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
BERECHIAH (PERSON) [Heb berekyâ (בֶּרֶכְיָה), berekyāhû (בֶּרֶכְיָהוּ)]. Var. BERACAH. 1. A son of Zerubbabel (1 Chr 3:20) and descendant of David. The list of Zerubbabel’s offspring consists of two sections. Berechiah is one of five names occurring after a listing of two other sons and a daughter.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Berechiah. 1. Son of Zerubbabel and descendant of King David (1 Chr 3:20).2. Levite, Gershon’s descendant and father of Asaph (1 Chr 6:39, kjv Berachiah; 15:17). Asaph was a famous musician of Israel.3. Asa’s son and head of a family of Levites who returned to Judah after the Babylonian exile (1 Chr
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
BERECHIAH*1. Son of Zerubbabel and descendant of King David (1 Chr 3:20).2. Levite, Gershon’s descendant and father of Asaph (1 Chr 6:39; 15:17). Asaph was a famous musician of Israel.3. Asa’s son and head of a family of Levites who returned to Judah after the Babylonian exile (1 Chr 9:16).4. Levite
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
BERECHIAH1. A descendant of Jehoiakim and Jehoiachin born in captivity. He was a brother or son of the leader of the return from Exile, Zerubbabel (1 Chr 3:20).2. A Levite of the family of Gershom, the father of the celebrated musician of Israel, Asaph. Berechiah was appointed as one of two “doorkeepers
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Berechiah [bĕrˊə kīˊə] (Heb. bereḵyâ, bereḵyahû “the Lord blesses”).
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