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beriah


beriah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Beriah 
  a  gift,  or  in  evil.  (1.)  One  of  Asher's  four  sons,  and  father  of 
  Heber  (Gen.  46:17). 
 
  (2.)  A  son  of  Ephraim  (1  Chr.  7:20-23),  born  after  the 
  slaughter  of  his  brothers,  and  so  called  by  his  father  "because 
  it  went  evil  with  his  house"  at  that  time. 
 
  (3.)  A  Benjamite  who  with  his  brother  Shema  founded  Ajalon  and 
  expelled  the  Gittites  (1  Chr.  8:13). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Beriah,  in  fellowship;  in  envy