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Strong's #6604 - פְּתוֹר

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Pethor = “soothsayer”

1) a town of Mesopotamia and the home of Balaam; located on a river; site unknown

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KJV (2)
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
HCS (0)
HCS (2)
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
BSB (2)
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
ESV (2)
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
WEB (2)
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מְּתוֺר proper name, of a location home of Balsam; — with ה locative מְּת֫וֺרָה Numbers 22:5, φαθουρα, A Βαθουρα; אֲרַם׳פ נַהֲרַיִם Deuteronomy 23:5, but omitted ׳פᵐ5; — compare Assyrian Pitru (on western bank of upper Euphrase) Schr KGF 220; COT Numbers 22:5 Dl Pa 269 Dr Hastings DB; Egyptian Pe-d-ru WMM As.u.Eur:291.

[מָּתוֺת] see פתת.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

פְּתוֹר (“interpretation of dreams,” perhaps i.q. בֵּית פְּתוֹר house, or habitation of the ὀνειρόπολοι [“perhaps i.q. Ch. פְּתוֹרָא table”]), [Pethor], pr.n. of a town on the Euphrates, where Balaam dwelt, Numbers 22:5 (compare 23:7 ); Deuteronomy 23:5.

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List of Word Forms
מִפְּת֛וֹר מפתור פְּ֠תוֹרָה פתורה mip·pə·ṯō·wr mippeTor mippəṯōwr pə·ṯō·w·rāh Petorah pəṯōwrāh