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Easton's Bible Dictionary
House of crossing, a place south of the scene of Gideon's victory (Judges 7:24
). It was probably the chief ford of the Jordan in that district, and may have been that by which Jacob crossed when he returned from Mesopotamia, near the Jabbok (Genesis 32:22
), and at which Jephthah slew the Ephraimites (Judges 12:4
). Nothing, however, is certainly known of it. (See BETHABARA
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Beth-Barah'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/b/beth-barah.html. 1897.