Click to donate today!
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
(1) The son of Barachiah, who, Jesus says, was slain between the temple and the altar (Matthew 23:35; Luke 11:51 ). The allusion seems to be to the murder of Zechariah, the son of Jehoiada (2 Chronicles 24:20 ff). In this case "Barachiah" would seem to be a gloss which has crept into the text through confusion with the name of the father of the prophet Zechariah, BERECHIAH (which see).
These files are public domain and were generously provided by the folks at WordSearch Software.
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Zachariah'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/z/zachariah.html. 1915.