Beeroth

Beeroth (Bee´uh-roth; Heb., “wells”; cf. Beirut)

A Gibeonite city in Benjamin (Josh 9:17; Josh 18:25). It was the home of the murderers of Ishbosheth (2Sam 4:2-3), and of Naharai, Joab’s armor-bearer and one of David’s “mighty warriors” (2Sam 23:37; 1Chr 11:39). Seven hundred and forty-three exiles from Beeroth are included in the census of the first return (Ezra 2:25; Neh 7:29; 1Esd 5:19).

Josh 9:17

17So the Israelites set out and reached their cities on the third day. Now their cities were Gibeon, Chephirah, Beeroth, and Kiriath-jearim.

Josh 18:25

25Gibeon, Ramah, Beeroth,

2Sam 4:2-3

2Saul's son had two captains of raiding bands; the name of the one was Baanah, and the name of the other Rechab. They were sons of Rimmon a Benjaminite from Bee ... View more

2Sam 23:37

37Zelek the Ammonite; Naharai of Beeroth, the armor-bearer of Joab son of Zeruiah;

1Chr 11:39

39Zelek the Ammonite, Naharai of Beeroth, the armor-bearer of Joab son of Zeruiah,

Ezra 2:25

25Of Kiriatharim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty-three.

Neh 7:29

29Of Kiriath-jearim, Chephirah, and Beeroth, seven hundred forty-three.

1Esd 5:19

19Those from Kiriatharim, twenty-five. Those from Chephirah and Beeroth, seven hundred forty-three.

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