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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Beth-Birei

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(Heb. Beyth Biri, בֵּית בִּרְאִי , house of my creation or cistern; Sept. οϊ v κος Βαρούμ v. r. οἴκου Βαρουσεωρίμ [by inclusion of the next name], Vulg. Bethberai), a town in the extreme south of Simeon, inhabited by the descendants of Shimei (1 Chronicles 4:31); by comparison with the parallel list in Joshua 19:6, it appears to have had also the name of BETH-LEBAOTH (See BETH-LEBAOTH) (q.v.), or LEBAOTH simply (Joshua 15:32).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Beth-Birei'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/b/beth-birei.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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