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Bible Names A-G: Bezer


Bezer in Easton's Bible Dictionary ore of gold or silver. (1.) A city of the Reubenites; one of the three cities of refuge on the east of Jordan (Deut. 4: 43; Josh. 20:8). It has been identified with the modern ruined village of 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 vine branches

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 1Ch 7:37

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 . This Christianity-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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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