the broken or divided place, a district in the Arabah or Jordan valley, on the east of the river ( 2 Samuel 2:29 ). It was probably the designation of the region in general, which is broken and intersected by ravines.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Bith-ron". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".