corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.20.02.21
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Bahurim

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

ba -hū´rim בּחרים , baḥurı̄m ; Βαουρείμ , Baoureı́m usually, but there are variants): A place in the territory of Benjamin which lay on an old road from Jerusalem to Jericho followed by David in his flight from Absalom (2 Sam 15:32 through 16:5ff). It ran over the Mount of Olives and down the slopes to the East. The Talmud identifies it with Alemath, the modern Almı̄t , about a mile beyond ‛Anātā , going from Jerusalem. If this identification is correct, Wādy Fārah may be the brook of water (2 Samuel 17:20 ). Here Paltiel was parted from his wife Miehal by Abner (2 Samuel 3:16 ). It was the home of Shimei, who ran along a ridge of the hill cursing and throwing stones at the fugitive king (2 Samuel 16:5 ; 1 Kings 2:8 ). In Bahurim Jonathan and Ahimaaz, the messengers of David, were concealed in a well by a loyal woman (2 Samuel 17:18 ). Azmaveth, one of David's heroes, was a native of Bahurim. In 2 Samuel 23:31 we should read, as in 1 Chronicles 11:33 , Barahumite.

Map of Location

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain and were generously provided by the folks at WordSearch Software.

Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Bahurim'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/b/bahurim.html. 1915.

Lectionary Calendar
Friday, February 21st, 2020
the Sixth Week after Epiphany
There are 51 days til Easter!
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
Baharumite; Barhumite
Next Entry
Baiterus
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