(soothsayer ), a town of Mesopotamia, where Balaam resided, and situated "upon the river," possibly the Euphrates. ( Numbers 22:5 ; 23:4 ) Its position is wholly unknown.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Pethor'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.