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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #881 - בְּאֵרוֹת

Word Origin
fem. pl. of (0875)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Location
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Beeroth = “wells”

1) a Gibeonite city allotted to Benjamin

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (5) NAS (5) HCS (5)
Joshua 2
2 Samuel 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Joshua 2
2 Samuel 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
Joshua 2
2 Samuel 1
Ezra 1
Nehemiah 1
n-p 5
n-p 5
n-p 5

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 בְאֵרוֺת proper name, of a location (but only 2 Samuel 4:2 according to Masora, see BD Ezra 2:23 elsewhere בְּאֵרֹת), city of the Gibeonites Joshua 9:17; assigned to Benjamin 2 Samuel 4:2; Joshua 18:25; compare also Ezra 2:25; Nehemiah 7:29; modern el-Bîreh Rob BR i. 452 Bd Pal 214 Survey iii. 88.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

בְּאֵרוֹת (“wells”), [Beeroth], pr.n. of a town of the Gibeonites (Joshua 9:17), afterwards of the Benjamites (Joshua 18:25; 2 Samuel 4:2), still in being and inhabited after the exile (Ezra 2:25; Nehemiah 7:29). The Gentile noun is בְּאֵרֹתִי 2 Samuel 4:2, 23:37, and contr. בֵּרֹתִי 1 Chronicles 11:39. Comp. below בֵּרוֹתַי. [Now prob. called el-Bîreh, البيره, Rob. ii. 132.]

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List of Word Forms
בְּאֵר֔וֹת בארות וּבְאֵר֔וֹת וּבְאֵר֖וֹת וּבְאֵרֽוֹת׃ ובארות ובארות׃ bə’êrōwṯ bə·’ê·rō·wṯ beeRot ū·ḇə·’ê·rō·wṯ ūḇə’êrōwṯ uveeRot
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