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Beer-Elim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beer-Elim
Beer-Elim (בְּאֵר אֵלִים‎, be'er elim). Area located north of Moab and connected to Eglaim (Isa 15:8); also known as the Well of Elim.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beer-Elim (Place)
BEER-ELIM (PLACE) [Heb bĕʾēr-ʾêlı̂m (בְּאֵר־אֵילִים)]. An unidentified site in Moab (Isa 15:8) which has been tentatively equated with Beer of Num 21:16 (e.g. Kaiser Isaiah 13–39 OTL, 69). Beer-elim, meaning “well of chiefs” or “well of terebinths,” may be an abbreviated form of Beer, which has been
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beer-elim
Beer-elim. One of the cities of Moab that Isaiah predicted would hear wailing at the fall of the Moabite kingdom (Is 15:8); perhaps the same as Beer (Nm 21:16).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beer-Elim
Beer-Elim bēr-ēʹlim [Heb. be’ēr’ēlîm; Gk. phéar toú Aileim—‘well of Elim’ or ‘terebinths’ or ‘chiefs’]. A city mentioned in the oracle concerning Moab (Isa. 15:8). Some scholars identify it with Beer 1.W. S. LaSor
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beer-Elim
BEER-ELIM One of the cities of Moab that Isaiah predicted would hear wailing at the fall of the Moabite kingdom (Is 15:8); perhaps the same as Beer (Nm 21:16).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beer-Elim
BEER-ELIM. A village name meaning “well of Elim” in Moab (Isa 15:8); possibly the same as Beer (q.v.; Num 21:16) where the Israelites stopped during their wilderness journey.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beer-Elim
Beer-Elim (Heb. bĕʾēr ʾēlɩ̂m)A place in Moab (Isa. 15:8; “well of the terebinths”), probably the same as Beer 1, where the Israelites encamped during the wilderness wanderings (Num. 21:16). It has been identified with the Wadi eth-Themed.
Beer
Beer (Heb. bĕʾēr)1. A camp place (“well”) in Transjordan used by Israelites before they marched to Mattanah (Num. 21:16), associated with the well dug by princes and nobles celebrated in the Song of the Well (v. 18). Most scholars agree that the site should be found in northeastern Moab in the Wadi
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beer-Elim
Beer-Elim [bĭr ēˊlĭm] (Heb. be˒ēr ˒ēlîm “well of the terebinths”). A place in Moab (Isa. 15:8), probably the same as Beer 1, a place where the Israelites encamped during the wilderness wanderings (Num. 21:16). It has been identified with the Wâdī eth-Themed.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Be-er-elim
Be-er-e´lim (well of heroes), a spot named in Isa. 15:8 as on the “border of Moab.” Num. 21:16; comp. 13.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beer-Elim
BE´ER-E´LIM (beʹer-eʹlim; “well of heroes”). A spot named in Isa. 15:8 as around the “territory of Moab,” probably the S, Eglaim being on the N end of the Dead Sea. It seems to be the same as Beer (Num. 21:16).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Beer-Elim
Beer-Elimwell of heroes, probably the name given to Beer, the place where the chiefs of Israel dug a well (Num. 21:16; Isa. 15:8).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Beer Elim
BEER ELIM [BEE ear EH leum] — a village of southern Moab (Is. 15:8), possibly the same place where the Israelites rested during their wilderness journey (Num. 21:16). See Beer No. 1.
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