corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.20.12.03
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Dictionaries

The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary

Wells


Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

WELLS, SPRINGS of WATER

The Hebrews prized their wells or springs as the chiefest of all their treasure. Hence their contests about them. (See Genesis 26:18-22) The general name they gave a well or spring was beer. Hence Hagar called the well where she had found the Lord's presence eminently blessed, Beer lahai-roi, that is, as the margin of the Bible renders it, "the well of him that liveth and seeth me?" (Genesis 16:14) And hence also we find the name of Beer, a well; joined to words denoting places, such as Beersheba, etc. There is a well eminently spoken of, Numbers 21:16-18. Perhaps the reader may be led by the Holy Ghost to discover much of Christ in this song of Israel.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Hawker, Robert D.D. Entry for 'Wells'. Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance and Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/pmd/w/wells.html. London. 1828.

Lectionary Calendar
Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
the First Week of Advent
ADVERTISEMENT
Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Weighing
Next Entry
Wife
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology