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Berites

BERITES

be'-rits (berim; according to Klostermann and others, bikhrim):

The word is found only once in the Old Testament (2 Samuel 20:14). The passage seems to be doubtful. The suggestion of Klostermann does not improve matters any; the other proposed reading, bachrim (Vulgate, viri electi), "choice young men," is to be preferred.


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