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Beriah (son of Asher)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beriah, Son of Asher
Beriah, Son of Asher (בְּרִיעָה‎, beri'ah). Ancestor of the Beriites and a son of Asher (Gen 46:17; Num 26:44–45; 1 Chr 7:30–31).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beriah (Person)
BERIAH (PERSON) [Heb bĕrı̂ʿâ (בְּרִיעָה)]. BERIITES. 1. The fourth son of Asher and the father of Heber and Malchiel (Gen 46:17; 1 Chr 7:30–31). He went down to Egypt with his father when Jacob and his family migrated from Canaan to Goshen. Beriah was the grandson of Jacob and Zilpah, the maid whom
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beriah
Beriah. 1. Asher’s son, who migrated to Egypt with his family, relatives, and grandfather Jacob (Gn 46:17). His descendants were called Beriites (Nm 26:44).2. Ephraim’s youngest son, born after several of his brothers were killed at Gath for cattle rustling (1 Chr 7:20–23).3. Elpaal’s son, head of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beriah (son of Asher)
1. Son of Asher and father of Heber and Malchiel (Gen. 46:17; 1 Ch. 7:30f); the head of the family of the Beriites (Nu. 26:44ff).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beriah
BERIAH1. Asher’s son, who migrated to Egypt with his family, relatives, and grandfather Jacob (Gn 46:17; 1 Chr 7:30). His descendants were called Beriites (Nm 26:44).2. Ephraim’s youngest son, born after several of his brothers were killed at Gath for cattle rustling (1 Chr 7:20–23).3. Elpaal’s son,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Beriah
Beriah (bi-ri´uh; Heb., “in misery” or “in misfortune”; see 1 Chron. 7:23).1 A son of Asher; he was among those who went with Jacob to Egypt at Joseph’s invitation (Gen. 46:17). He became the head of a family group (Beriites) who later left Egypt in the exodus with Moses (Num. 26:44).2 A son of Ephraim,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beriah
BERIAH1. The son of Asher and ancestor of the family of Beriites (q.v. Gen 46:17; Num 26:44–45; 1 Chr 7:30–31).2. One of the sons of Ephraim. He was born after some of his brothers had been slain by the Gathites, and was called Beriah “because it went evil with his house” (1 Chr 7:23).3. A Benjamite,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beriah, Beriites
Beriah (Heb. bĕrɩ̂ʿâ), BERIITES (Heb. habbĕrɩ̂ʿɩ̂)1. A son of Asher and father of Heber and Malchiel (Gen. 46:17; 1 Chr. 7:30–31). He was the eponymous ancestor of the Beriites (Num. 26:44).2. A son of Ephraim, born after his other sons had been murdered by the men of Gath (1 Chr. 7:23). Heb. bĕrāʿâ
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Beriah
BERIAH The name of three men in the Old Testament.1. The grandson of Jacob and Zilpah, fourth son of Asher, and father of Heber and Malchiel (Gen 46:17; 1 Chr 7:30–31).2. A son of Jacob’s grandson Ephraim (1 Chr 7:23).3. The head of a Benjaminite clan, father of Zebadiah, Arad, Eder, Michael, Ishpah,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Beriah
Beri´ah (in evil, or a gift).1. A son of Asher. Gen. 46:17; Num. 26:44, 45.2. A son of Ephraim. 1 Chron. 7:20, 23.3. A Benjamite. 1 Chron. 8:13, 16.4. A Levite. 1 Chron. 23:10, 11.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beriah
BERI´AH (be-riʹa; perhaps “prominent,” cf. Arab. bara˓a, “to excel”).1. The last named of the four sons of Asher, and father of Heber and Malchiel (Gen. 46:17; 1 Chron. 7:30). His descendants were called Beriites (Num. 26:44–45).2. A son of Ephraim, so named on account of the state of his father’s
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Relatives
Asher Father
Ishvi Brother
Imnah Brother
Ishvah Brother
Serah Sister
Heber Son
Malchiel Son
Jacob Grandfather
Joseph Uncle
Judah Uncle
Reuben Uncle
Benjamin Uncle
Levi Uncle
Gad Uncle
Simeon Uncle
Zebulun Uncle
Issachar Uncle
Naphtali Uncle
Dan Uncle
Manasseh Cousin
Ephraim Cousin
Zerah Cousin
Dinah Aunt
Perez Cousin
Jochebed Cousin
Merari Cousin
Kohath Cousin
Er Cousin
Gershon Cousin
Onan Cousin
Shelah Cousin
Zilpah Grandmother
Saul Cousin
Carmi Cousin
Hezron Cousin
Jamin Cousin
Jachin Cousin
Nemuel Cousin
Pallu Cousin
Zohar Cousin
Bela Cousin
Tola Cousin
Shillem Cousin
Guni Cousin
Enoch Cousin
Jashub Cousin
Puvah Cousin
Elon Cousin
Huppim Cousin
Shimron Cousin
Ashbel Cousin
Hushim Cousin
Ohad Cousin
Jezer Cousin
Eri Cousin
Areli Cousin
Jahzeel Cousin
Shuni Cousin
Haggi Cousin
Sered Cousin
Ahiram Cousin
Gera Cousin
Shobal Cousin
Ezbon Cousin
Becher Cousin
Rosh Cousin
Ard Cousin
Ziphion Cousin
Muppim Cousin
Jahleel Cousin
Ehi Cousin
Arodi Cousin
Ozni Cousin
Zephon Cousin
Eliab Cousin
Jediael Cousin
Shemer Grandson
Hotham Grandson
Jarib Cousin
Rapha Cousin
Birzaith Grandson
Shua Granddaughter
Nohah Cousin
Japhlet Grandson
Bohan Cousin
Aharah Cousin