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Beer-lahai-roi
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beer-Lahai-Roi
Beer-Lahai-Roi (בְּאֵר לַחַי רֹאִֽי‎, be'er lachay ro'iy). A well in the Negev, between Kadesh-barnea and Bered, where Hagar met the angel of Yahweh (Gen 16:7–14). Beer-lahai-roi means “the well of the living one who sees me.” After Hagar’s theophany, Isaac settled near this well (Gen 25:11; 24:62).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Beer-Lahai-Roi (Place)
BEER-LAHAI-ROI (PLACE) [Heb bĕʾēr laḥay roʾı̂ (בְּאֵר לַחַי רָאִי)]. A location in S Palestine associated with the birth of Ishmael (Gen 16:14) and mentioned twice (Gen 24:62; 25:11) as a residence of the patriarch Isaac. The name is introduced in an etiological narrative of a vision experienced at
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Beer-lahai-roi
Beer-lahai-roi. Well between Kadesh and Bered where Hagar, pregnant with Ishmael, was confronted by the Angel of the Lord (Gn 16:7–14). The name given to the site means “the well of the Living One who sees me,” referring to God’s appearance to Sarai’s servant girl. Later it became a frequent watering
Lahai-roi
Lahai-roi. kjv form of Beer-lahai-roi, the name of a well mentioned in Genesis 24:62 and 25:11.See Beer-lahai-roi.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Beer-Lahai-Roi
Beer-Lahai-Roi bēr-lə-hîʹroi [Heb. be’ēr laḥay rō’î—‘well of the Living One that sees me,’ possibly a folk etymology of a more ancient name, ‘well of a jawbone of a rō’î’]. The name given to “a spring of water in the wilderness” and “the spring on the way to Shur” (Gen. 16:7–14), which was
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Beer-Lahairoi
BEER-LAHAIROI Well between Kadesh and Bered where Hagar, pregnant with Ishmael, was confronted by the angel of the Lord (Gn 16:7–14). The name given to the site means “the well of the Living One who sees me,” referring to God’s appearance to Sarai’s servant girl. Later, it became a frequent watering
Lahai-Roi
LAHAI-ROI* kjv form of Beer-lahairoi, the name of a well mentioned in Genesis 24:62 and 25:11. See Beer-lahairoi.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Beer-Lahai-Roi
BEER-LAHAI-ROI. The Heb. b˒ēr laḥay ro˒ı̂ means “well of the Living One who sees me.” This was a fountain of water in the wilderness, between Kadesh and Bered on the road to Shur (the eastern line of Egypt’s border fortresses), where the Lord’s watch care was revealed to Hagar. Also a place where Isaac
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Beer-Lahai-Roi
BEER-LAHAI-ROI. The name itself and certain elements of Gn. 16:13–14, where it first appears, defy certain translation. As it stands, the name may mean ‘The well of the living one who sees me’ or ‘The well of ‘He who sees me lives’ ’. However, the original place-name may have suffered a degree of distortion
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Beer-Lahai-Roi
Beer-Lahai-Roi (Heb. bĕʾēr laḥay rōʾɩ̂)A well on the road to Shur, in the vicinity of Kadesh-barnea and Bered. Here (“well of the Living One who sees me”; cf. Vulg.) Hagar met the angel of the Lord as she rested during her flight from Sarai (Gen. 16:7–14). Later, Isaac lived near this well (Gen.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Beer-Lahai-Roi
Beer-Lahai-Roi [bĭrˊlə hīˊroi] (Heb. be˒ēr laḥay rō˒î “well of the Living One who sees me”). A well on the road to Shur, in the vicinity of Kadesh-barnea and Bered. Here Hagar met the angel of the Lord as she rested during her flight from Sarai (Gen. 16:7–14). Later, Isaac lived near this well
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Beer-Lahai-Roi
BEER-LAHAI-ROI A place in the Negev, between Kadesh-Barnea and Bered, where God appeared before Hagar in the guise of an angel (Gen. 16:7–14), and where Isaac met Rebekah (Gen. 24:62; Authorized Version: ‘the well Lahai-Roi’). Not identified.
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Lahai-Roi
LAHAI-ROI לחי ראיI. The name Laḥay Rōʾî appears only three times in the Hebrew Bible: always in the combination of the toponym Bĕʾēr Laḥay Rōʾî: Gen 16:14; 24:62; 25:11. In Gen 16:14, Lahai-roi (or Hai-roi) could be construed as a divine name in accordance with the versions. Yet the interpretation
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Be-er-lahai-roi
Be-er-laha´i-roi (a well of the living), a living spring, Authorized Version, fountain, comp. Jer. 6:7, between Kadesh and Bered, in the wilderness. Gen. 24:62.
Lahai-roi
Laha´i-ro´i (well of the living God), The well. In this form is given in the DAV of Gen. 24:62 and 25:11 the name of the famous well of Hagar’s relief, in the oasis of verdure round which Isaac afterward resided. It was southwest of Beersheba.
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