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Birsha

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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bûr´sha ( בּרשׁע , bı̄rsha‛ ): King of Gomorrah (Genesis 14:2 ), who joined the league against Chedorlaomer. The name is probably corrupt; some have tried to explain it as בּרשׁע , beresha‛ , "with wickedness," a name purposely used by the writer in referring to this king.

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