Bible Names A-G: Beor
Beor in Easton's Bible Dictionary
a torch. (1.) The father of Bela, one of the kings of Edom
(2.) The father of Balaam (Num. 22:5; 24:3, 15; 31:8).
Pet. 2:15 he is called Bosor.
Beor in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Father of Bela. (See BELA.)
2. Father of Balaam. (See BALAAM.)
Beor in Hitchcock's Bible Names
burning; foolish; mad
Beor in Naves Topical Bible
1. Father of Bela
Ge 36:32; 1Ch 1:43
-2. Father of Balaam
Beor in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(burning or torch).
1. The father of Bela, one of the early Edomite kings.
Ge 36:32; 1Ch 1:43
2. Father of Balaam. Nu 22:5; 24:3,15; 31:8; De. 23:4;
Jos 13:22; 24:9; Mic 6:5 He is called BOSOR in the New
Testament. (B.C. before 1450.)
Beor in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
be'-or (be`or, "destroyer"(?)):
(1) Father of Bela, the first king of Edom (Gen 36:32; 1 Ch
(2) The father of the seer Balaam (Nu 22:5; 24:3,15; 31:8; Dt
23:4; Josh 13:22; 24:9, omitted in Septuagint; Mic 6:5; 2 Pet
2:15, the King James Version and the Revised Version, margin
Beor Scripture - 1 Chronicles 1:43
Now these [are] the kings that reigned in the land of Edom
before [any] king reigned over the children of Israel; Bela
the son of Beor: and the name of his city [was] Dinhabah.
Beor Scripture - Numbers 22:5
He sent messengers therefore unto Balaam the son of Beor to
Pethor, which [is] by the river of the land of the children of
his people, to call him, saying, Behold, there is a people
come out from Egypt: behold, they cover the face of the earth,
and they abide over against me:
Beor Scripture - Numbers 31:8
And they slew the kings of Midian, beside the rest of them
that were slain; [namely], Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur,
and Reba, five kings of Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor
they slew with the sword.
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