Besor


Besor
   Cold, a ravine or brook in the extreme south-west of Judah, where 200 of David's men stayed behind because they were faint, while the other 400 pursued the Amalekites (1 Sam. 30:9, 10, 21). Probably the Wadyes Sheriah, south of Gaza.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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  • Besor Region — area located to the east of the southern part of the Gaza Strip …   English contemporary dictionary

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