|Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia|
be-ri'-a, be-ri'-its (beri`ah, "in shouting," probably derived from a Hebrew root meaning "to make noise," or "in evil," from another Hebrew root):
(1) A son of Asher and father of Heber and Malchiel (Genesis 46:17 1 Chronicles 7:30, 31; the head of the family of the Beriites, Numbers 26:44).
(2) A son of Ephraim, called Beriah by his father because "it went evil with his house" (1 Chronicles 7:23).
(3) A descendant of Benjamin (1 Chronicles 8:13, 16).
(4) A Levite in the line of Gershon (1 Chronicles 23:10 f).
Beriites (1 Occurrence)
Numbers 26:44 Of the children of Asher after their families: of Jimna, the family of the Jimnites: of Jesui, the family of the Jesuites: of Beriah, the family of the Beriites. (KJV JPS BBE DBY WBS NAS)