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Bible Names A-G: Beor




Beor in Easton's Bible Dictionary a torch. (1.) The father of Bela, one of the kings of Edom (Gen. 36:32). (2.) The father of Balaam (Num. 22:5; 24:3, 15; 31:8). In 2 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 Nu 22:5 Called BOSOR 2Pe 2:15

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 1:43). (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 "Bosor").

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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