Ber'achah (Heb. Berakah', בּרָכָה, a blessing), the name of a valley and also of a man.

1. (Sept. translates εὐλογία.) A valley in the direction of Tekoa, so called as being the place where Jehoshaphat celebrated the miraculous overthrow of the Moabites and Ammonites (2Ch 20:26). It is still called Wady Bereikut, near the ruined village of the same name south of Tekua (Robinson's Researches, 2, 189), first identified by Wolcott (Biblioth. Sac. 1843, p. 43; comp. Wilson, Lands of Bible,, 1, 386). SEE JERUEL; SEE CAPHAR-BARUCHA.

2. (Sept. Βερχία.) One of the thirty Benjamite warriors, "Saul's brethren," who joined David while in retirement at Ziklag (1Ch 12:3). B.C. 1054.

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