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Beriah (son of Ephraim)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beriah, Son of Ephraim
Beriah, Son of Ephraim (בְּרִיעָה‎, beri'ah). A son of Ephraim who was given a name connoting disaster, because Ephraim’s other sons were killed by men from Gath (1 Chr 7:23).
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 Ephraim)
2. Son of Ephraim, called Beriah by his father because “evil had befallen his house” (1 Ch. 7:23).
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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Machir Cousin
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Asriel Cousin