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Beraiah meaning

בראיה

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🔼The name Beraiah in the Bible

The name Beraiah occurs only once in the Bible. Beraiah, son of Shimei, is mentioned in a genealogy of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:21).

🔼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:

🔼Beraiah meaning

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.