Beriah @ a gift, or in evil. (1.) One of Asher's four sons, and father of Heber Genesis:46:17). (2.) A son of Ephraim ( 1Chronicles:7:20-23), born after the slaughter of his brothers, and so called by his father "because it went evil with his house" at that time. (3.) A Benjamite who with his brother Shema founded Ajalon and expelled the Gittites ( 1Chronicles:8:13).