Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Berechiah: blessed by Jehovah.
- Son of Shimea, and father of Asaph the musician (1 Chronicles 6:39; 15:17).
- One of the seven Ephraimite chieftains, son of Meshillemoth (2 Chronicles 28:12).
- The fourth of the five sons of Zerubbabel, of the royal family of Judah (1 Chronicles 3:20).
- The father of the prophet Zechariah (1 Chronicles 1:1,7).