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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #876 - בְּאֵר

Word Origin
the same as (0875)
Parts of Speech
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Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Beer = “well”

1) an oasis rest in desert during the Exodus

2) a city west of Hebron

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בְּאֵר pl. בְּאֵרוֹת const. בֶּאֱרוֹר (Genesis 14:10), f.

(1) a well (Arab. بءِْيُر, Syr. ܒܺܐܪܐܳ, ܒܺܪܐܳ, id.), Genesis 24:11, 20 Genesis 24:20, 26:19, 20 Genesis 26:20, 21 Genesis 26:21, etc.; often more fully בְּאֵר מַיִם, Genesis 21:19 בְּאֵר מַיִם חַיִּים, 26:19. It is distinguished from a fountain (עַיִן) on the surface of the ground or flowing from a rock; a well (בְּאֵר) may however be also called a fountain (עַיִן), see Genesis 16:7, comp. ver. 14 Genesis 16:14, 24:11, 13 Genesis 24:13, 16 Genesis 24:16. Used of wells of bitumen; Genesis 14:10.

(2) a pit, Ps. 55:24 69:16.

(3) [Beer], pr.n.

(a) of a station of the Israelites on the borders of Moab; -Num. 21:1618, prob. the same place which in Isaiah 15:8, is more fully called בְּאֵר אֵלִים [Beer-elim], “the well of heroes.”

(b) a town of Palestine, Judges 9:21 [see Rob. ii. 132].

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בְּאֵ֑רָה בארה bə’êrāh bə·’ê·rāh beErah
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