1283. Beriah
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Beriah: four Israelites
Original Word: בְּרִיעָה
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Beriah
Phonetic Spelling: (ber-ee'-aw)
Short Definition: Beriah

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
four Isr.
NASB Translation
Beriah (11).

בְּרִיעָה proper name, masculine 1. a son of Asher Genesis 46:17 (twice in verse); Numbers 26:44,45; 1 Chronicles 7:30,31.

2 son of Ephraim 1 Chronicles 7:23 (where explanation as if from בְּרָעָה).

3 a Benjamite בְּרִעָה 1 Chronicles 8:13, בְּרִיעָה 1 Chronicles 8:16.

4 a Levite 1 Chronicles 23:10,11.


Apparently from the feminine of ra' with a prepositional prefix; in trouble; Beriah, the name of four Israelites -- Beriah.

see HEBREW ra'

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