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Beor

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bē´or ( בּעור , be‛ōr , "destroyer"(?)):

(1) Father of Bela, the first king of Edom (Genesis 36:32; 1 Chronicles 1:43 ).

(2) The father of the seer Balaam (Numbers 22:5; Numbers 24:3 , Numbers 24:15; Numbers 31:8; Deuteronomy 23:4; Joshua 13:22; Joshua 24:9 , omitted in Septuagint; Micah 6:5; 2 Peter 2:15 , the King James Version and the Revised Version, margin "Bosor").

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Beor'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/b/beor.html. 1915.

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