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(bĕr'əkī`ə), in the Bible.

1 Son of Zerubbabel.

2 Father of MeshullamMeshullam
, in the Bible.

1 Ancestor of Shaphan.

2 Son of Zerubbabel.

3 See Meshelemiah.

4 See Shallum (4) and (7.)

5 Father-in-law of Johanan (10.)

6 Repairer of the wall.
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3 Important Ephraimite.

4 Father of AsaphAsaph
, in the Bible.

1 Choirmaster of David's time, or the eponym of a corps of singers. His name is attached to a little collection of psalms.

2 The same as Abiasaph.

3 Father of a chronicler.
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 the psalmist. An alternate spelling is Berachiah.

5 Father of Zechariah the Minor Prophet. In the Gospel of St. Matthew the name Barachias is probably a textual insertion, for the Zechariah being referred to is almost certainly ZechariahZechariah
, in the Bible.

1 Prophet and author of the book of Zechariah.

2 Prophet who, with the connivance of King Jehoash, was stoned to death for his public rebuke of idolatry. In the Gospels of St. Matthew and St.
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 (2,) not Zechariah the Minor Prophet.

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