Bible Names A-G: Bezer
Bezer in Easton's Bible Dictionary
ore of gold or silver. (1.) A city of the Reubenites; one of
three cities of refuge on the east of Jordan (Deut. 4:
20:8). It has been identified with the modern ruined
Burazin, some 12 miles north of Heshbon; also with
Kasur-el-Besheir, 2 miles south-west of Dibon.
(2.) A descendant of Asher (1 Chr. 7:37).
Bezer in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Bezer in Naves Topical Bible
1. A city of refuge, East of the Jordan
De 4:43; Jos 20:8; 21:36; 1Ch 6:78
-2. Son of Zophah
Bezer in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(gold ore), son of Zophah, one of the heads of the houses of
Asher. 1Ch 7:37
Bezer in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
be'-zer (betser; Bosor, "strong"):
(1) A city of refuge, set apart by Moses for the Reubenites
and located in the "plain country" (or table-land, Mishor)
East of the Jordan, later assigned to this tribe by Joshua (Dt
4:43; Josh 20:8). The same city was assigned by lot as place
of residence to the children of Merari of the Levite tribe
(Josh 21:36; 1 Ch 6:63,78). Driver, HDB, suggests the identity
of Bezer with Bozrah (Septuagint, Bosor) (Jer 48:24). Besheir
has been suggested as the present site. According to the
manuscript it was forti fied by Mesha.
(2) A son of Zophah of the house of Asher (1 Ch 7:37).
Bezer in Wikipedia
was a Biblical city in the desert plateau east of the Jordan
that was designated a 'city of refuge' for the Reubenites by
Moses, to which a person guilty of manslaughter could flee to
avoid being killed in vengeance.
The city is mentioned in Deuteronomy 4:43 , Joshua 20:8 ,
Joshua 21:36 , 1 Chronicles 6:78 and 1 Chronicles 7:37 .
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Bezer Scripture - 1 Chronicles 6:78
And on the other side Jordan by Jericho, on the east side of
Jordan, [were given them] out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer in
the wilderness with her suburbs, and Jahzah with her suburbs,
Bezer Scripture - Joshua 20:8
And on the other side Jordan by Jericho eastward, they
assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the
tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad,
and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.
Bezer Scripture - Joshua 21:36
And out of the tribe of Reuben, Bezer with her suburbs, and
Jahazah with her suburbs,
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