🔼The name Beraiah in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Beraiah
The name Beraiah consists of two elements, the final part being יה (Yah) = יהו (Yahu) = יו (Yu), which in turn are abbreviated forms of the Tetragrammaton; the name of the Lord: YHWH.
The first part of our name comes from the verb ברא (bara'), meaning to create:
For a meaning of the name Beraiah, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Yahweh Has Created, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Created Of The Lord, and BDB Theological Dictionary has YHWH Hath Created.