1 A son of Asher; he was among those who went with Jacob to Egypt at Joseph’s invitation (Gen 46:17). He became the head of a family group (Beriites) who later left Egypt in the exodus with Moses (Num 26:44). 2 A son of Ephraim, born after two other sons, Ezer and Elead, were killed by the Philistines in a livestock raid against Gath; his name reflects the mourning for those killed (1Chr 7:23). 3 A Benjaminite clan leader who lived at Aijalon and was successful in fighting the Philistines at Gath (1Chr 8:13; 1Chr 8:16). Some scholars think he may be the same as 2, reflecting a family group of mixed Ephraimite and Benjaminite origins. 4 A Levite, the son of Shimei of the Gershonite clan (1Chr 23:10-11).
17The children of Asher: Imnah, Ishvah, Ishvi, Beriah, and their sister Serah. The children of Beriah: Heber and Malchiel
44The descendants of Asher by their families: of Imnah, the clan of the Imnites; of Ishvi, the clan of the Ishvites; of Beriah, the clan of the Beriites.
23Ephraim went in to his wife, and she conceived and bore a son; and he named him Beriah, because disaster had befallen his house.
13and Beriah and Shema (they were heads of ancestral houses of the inhabitants of Aijalon, who put to flight the inhabitants of Gath);
16Michael, Ishpah, and Joha were sons of Beriah.
10And the sons of Shimei: Jahath, Zina, Jeush, and Beriah. These four were the sons of Shimei.11Jahath was the chief, and Zizah the second; but Jeush and Beriah ... View more