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Birsha

Birsha [N] [H] [S]

son of wickedness, a king of Gomorrah whom Abraham succoured in the invasion of Chedorlaomer ( Genesis 14:2 ).

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 Birsha". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Birsha [N] [E] [S]

an evil; a son who beholds
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 'Birsha'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Birsha [N] [E] [H]

(son of godlessness ), a king of Gomorrah. ( Genesis 14:2 )


[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 'Birsha'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

BIRSHA

bur'-sha (birsha`):

King of Gomorrah (Genesis 14:2), who joined the league against Chedorlaomer. The name is probably corrupt; some have tried to explain it as beresha`, "with wickedness," a name purposely used by the writer in referring to this king.


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