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Beor

Beor [N] [H] [S]

a torch.

  • The father of Bela, one of the kings of Edom ( Genesis 36:32 ).

  • The father of Balaam ( Numbers 22:5 ; Numbers 24:3 Numbers 24:15 ; 31:8 ). In 2 Peter 2:15 he is called Bosor.

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Beor". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Beor [N] [E] [S]

    burning; foolish; mad
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Beor'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    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.

    BEOR

    be'-or (be`or, "destroyer"(?)):

    (1) Father of Bela, the first king of Edom (Genesis 36:32; 1 Chronicles 1:43).

    (2) The father of the seer Balaam (Numbers 22:5; 24:3,15; 31:8; Deuteronomy 23:4; Joshua 13:22; 24:9, omitted in Septuagint; Micah 6:5; 2 Peter 2:15, the King James Version and the Revised Version, margin "Bosor").


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BEOR'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.