Bible Names A-G: Bosor
Bosor in Easton's Bible Dictionary
the Chaldee or Aramaic form of the name Beor, the father of
Balaam (2 Pet. 2:15).
Bosor in Smiths Bible Dictionary
same as BEOR.
Bosor in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
(1) A city named among those taken by Judas Maccabeus "in the
land of Gilead" (1 Macc 5:26,36). From the towns named it is
evident that this phrase is elastic, covering territory beyond
what is usually called the land of Gilead. Possibly therefore
Bosor may be identical with Bucr el-Chariri, in the Luchf,
Southeast of el-Leja'.
(2) In 2 Pet 2:15 the King James Version, the Greek form of
BEOR (which see).
Bosor in Wikipedia
was an ancient Biblical city and one of the six Cities of
Refuge named in the Mosaic Law. It was located in Gilead, and
was conquered by Judas Maccabeus. It is sometimes identified
with modern-day Busr el-Bariri. Josephus comments on its
Bosor Scripture - 2 Peter 2:15
Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray,
following the way of Balaam [the son] of Bosor, who loved the
wages of unrighteousness;
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