בּרכיהוּ בּרכיה 


Berekyah; beh-rek-yaw' or Berekyahuw



Parts of Speech

n pr m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 1290 and 3050, Greek 914 baraciav

KJV Translation Count — 11x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Berechiah (10), Berachiah (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

erachiah or Berechiah = "Jehovah blesses"
1. a son of Zerubbabel
2. a Levite who returned for the exile
3. father of Meshullam, one of Nehemiah's chiefs who assisted in rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem
4. father of Zechariah
5. a Gershonite Levite, the father of Asaph, the singer, doorkeeper of the ark
6. an Ephraimite chief in the time of Ahaz

Strong's Definitions

Berekyah, beh-rek-yaw'; or Berekyahuw, beh-rek-yaw'-hoo; from 1290 and 3050; knee (i.e. blessing) of Jah; Berekjah, the name of six Israelites: — Berachiah, Berechiah.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And Hashubah, and Ohel, and H1296, and Hasadiah, Jushabhesed, five.


And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even Asaph the son of H1296, the son of Shimea,


And Obadiah the son of Shemaiah, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun, and H1296 the son of Asa, the son of Elkanah, that dwelt in the villages of the Netophathites.


So the Levites appointed Heman the son of Joel; and of his brethren, Asaph the son of H1296; and of the sons of Merari their brethren, Ethan the son of Kushaiah;


And H1296 and Elkanah were doorkeepers for the ark.


Then certain of the heads of the children of Ephraim, Azariah the son of Johanan, H1296 the son of Meshillemoth, and Jehizkiah the son of Shallum, and Amasa the son of Hadlai, stood up against them that came from the war,


And next unto them repaired Meremoth the son of Urijah, the son of Koz. And next unto them repaired Meshullam the son of H1296, the son of Meshezabeel. And next unto them repaired Zadok the son of Baana.


After him repaired Hananiah the son of Shelemiah, and Hanun the sixth son of Zalaph, another piece. After him repaired Meshullam the son of H1296 over against his chamber.


For there were many in Judah sworn unto him, because he was the son in law of Shechaniah the son of Arah; and his son Johanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of H1296.


In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, came the word of the LORD unto Zechariah, the son of H1296, the son of Iddo the prophet, saying,