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Beor

Beor [N] [E] [H]

(burning or torch ).

  1. The father of Bela, one of the early Edomite kings. ( Genesis 36:32 ; 1 Chronicles 1:43 )
  2. Father of Balaam. ( Numbers 22:5 ; Numbers 24:3 Numbers 24:15 ; 31:8 ; Deuteronomy 1:1 23:4 ; Joshua 13:22 ; 24:9 ; Micah 6:5 ) He is called BOSOR in the New Testament. (B.C. before 1450.)

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Beor'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.