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The origin of the name Zechariah is Hebrew


And this is how Zechariah is written in Hebrew

זְכַרְיָה = Zĕkaryah


The meaning of the name Zechariah is: Jehovah remembers



There are 29 people named Zechariah but the most well known is The writter of the 11th book of the minor prophets; a priest, son of Berechiah and grandson of Iddo, who, along with Haggai, directed the rebuilding of the temple in the days of Zerubbabel



The name Zechariah appears in the bible in the following verses:

1 Chronicles 5:7 KJV
And his brethren by their families, when the genealogy of their generations was reckoned, were the chief, Jeiel, and זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah),

1 Chronicles 9:21 KJV
And זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) the son of Meshelemiah was porter of the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

1 Chronicles 9:37 KJV
And Gedor, and Ahio, and זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), and Mikloth.

1 Chronicles 15:18 KJV
And with them their brethren of the second degree, זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), Ben, and Jaaziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, Eliab, and Benaiah, and Maaseiah, and Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, the porters.

1 Chronicles 15:20 KJV
And זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with psalteries on Alamoth;

1 Chronicles 15:24 KJV
And Shebaniah, and Jehoshaphat, and Nethaneel, and Amasai, and זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), and Benaiah, and Eliezer, the priests, did blow with the trumpets before the ark of God: and Obededom and Jehiah were doorkeepers for the ark.

1 Chronicles 16:5 KJV
Asaph the chief, and next to him זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obededom: and Jeiel with psalteries and with harps; but Asaph made a sound with cymbals;

1 Chronicles 24:25 KJV
The brother of Michah was Isshiah: of the sons of Isshiah; זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah).

1 Chronicles 26:2 KJV
And the sons of Meshelemiah were, זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) the firstborn, Jediael the second, Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

1 Chronicles 26:11 KJV
Hilkiah the second, Tebaliah the third, זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) the fourth: all the sons and brethren of Hosah were thirteen.

1 Chronicles 26:14 KJV
And the lot eastward fell to Shelemiah. Then for זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) his son, a wise counsellor, they cast lots; and his lot came out northward.

1 Chronicles 27:21 KJV
Of the half tribe of Manasseh in Gilead, Iddo the son of זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah): of Benjamin, Jaasiel the son of Abner:

2 Chronicles 17:7 KJV
Also in the third year of his reign he sent to his princes, even to Benhail, and to Obadiah, and to זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), and to Nethaneel, and to Michaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah.

2 Chronicles 20:14 KJV
Then upon Jahaziel the son of זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, a Levite of the sons of Asaph, came the Spirit of the LORD in the midst of the congregation;

2 Chronicles 21:2 KJV
And he had brethren the sons of Jehoshaphat, Azariah, and Jehiel, and זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), and Azariah, and Michael, and Shephatiah: all these were the sons of Jehoshaphat king of Israel.

2 Chronicles 24:20 KJV
And the Spirit of God came upon זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) the son of Jehoiada the priest, which stood above the people, and said unto them, Thus saith God, Why transgress ye the commandments of the LORD, that ye cannot prosper? because ye have forsaken the LORD, he hath also forsaken you.

2 Chronicles 26:5 KJV
And he sought God in the days of זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), who had understanding in the visions of God: and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him to prosper.

2 Chronicles 29:1 KJV
Hezekiah began to reign when he was five and twenty years old, and he reigned nine and twenty years in Jerusalem. And his mother’s name was Abijah, the daughter of זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah).

2 Chronicles 29:13 KJV
And of the sons of Elizaphan; Shimri, and Jeiel: and of the sons of Asaph; זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), and Mattaniah:

2 Chronicles 34:12 KJV
And the men did the work faithfully: and the overseers of them were Jahath and Obadiah, the Levites, of the sons of Merari; and זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) and Meshullam, of the sons of the Kohathites, to set it forward; and other of the Levites, all that could skill of instruments of musick.

2 Chronicles 35:8 KJV
And his princes gave willingly unto the people, to the priests, and to the Levites: Hilkiah and זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) and Jehiel, rulers of the house of God, gave unto the priests for the passover offerings two thousand and six hundred small cattle, and three hundred oxen.

Ezra 5:1 KJV
Then the prophets, Haggai the prophet, and זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) the son of Iddo, prophesied unto the Jews that were in Judah and Jerusalem in the name of the God of Israel, even unto them.

Ezra 6:14 KJV
And the elders of the Jews builded, and they prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) the son of Iddo. And they builded, and finished it, according to the commandment of the God of Israel, and according to the commandment of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.

Ezra 8:3 KJV
Of the sons of Shechaniah, of the sons of Pharosh; זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah): and with him were reckoned by genealogy of the males an hundred and fifty.

Ezra 8:11 KJV
And of the sons of Bebai; זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) the son of Bebai, and with him twenty and eight males.

Ezra 8:16 KJV
Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and for זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), and for Meshullam, chief men; also for Joiarib, and for Elnathan, men of understanding.

Ezra 10:26 KJV
And of the sons of Elam; Mattaniah, זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), and Jehiel, and Abdi, and Jeremoth, and Eliah.

Nehemiah 8:4 KJV
And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose; and beside him stood Mattithiah, and Shema, and Anaiah, and Urijah, and Hilkiah, and Maaseiah, on his right hand; and on his left hand, Pedaiah, and Mishael, and Malchiah, and Hashum, and Hashbadana, זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), and Meshullam.

Nehemiah 11:4 KJV
And at Jerusalem dwelt certain of the children of Judah, and of the children of Benjamin. Of the children of Judah; Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the son of זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalaleel, of the children of Perez;

Nehemiah 11:5 KJV
And Maaseiah the son of Baruch, the son of Colhozeh, the son of Hazaiah, the son of Adaiah, the son of Joiarib, the son of זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), the son of Shiloni.

Nehemiah 11:12 KJV
And their brethren that did the work of the house were eight hundred twenty and two: and Adaiah the son of Jeroham, the son of Pelaliah, the son of Amzi, the son of זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), the son of Pashur, the son of Malchiah,

Nehemiah 12:16 KJV
Of Iddo, זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah); of Ginnethon, Meshullam;

Nehemiah 12:35 KJV
And certain of the priests’ sons with trumpets; namely, זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) the son of Jonathan, the son of Shemaiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Michaiah, the son of Zaccur, the son of Asaph:

Nehemiah 12:41 KJV
And the priests; Eliakim, Maaseiah, Miniamin, Michaiah, Elioenai, זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), and Hananiah, with trumpets;

Isaiah 8:2 KJV
And I took unto me faithful witnesses to record, Uriah the priest, and זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) the son of Jeberechiah.

Zechariah 1:1 KJV
In the eighth month, in the second year of Darius, came the word of the LORD unto זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo the prophet, saying,

Zechariah 1:7 KJV
Upon the four and twentieth day of the eleventh month, which is the month Sebat, in the second year of Darius, came the word of the LORD unto זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo the prophet, saying,

Zechariah 7:1 KJV
And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Darius, that the word of the LORD came unto זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah) in the fourth day of the ninth month, even in Chisleu;

Zechariah 7:8 KJV
And the word of the LORD came unto זְכַרְיָה (Zechariah), saying,