the rendering of a Hebrew word meaning sweeper, occurs only in Isaiah 14:23 , of the sweeping away, the utter ruin, of Babylon.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Besom". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".