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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bered
Bered (בֶּרֶד‎, bered). A village in the southern Negev, near the well where Hagar met Yahweh (Gen 16:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bered (Person)
BERED (PERSON) [Heb bered (בֶּרֶד)]. Grandson (1 Chr 7:20) or son (Num 26:35–36) of Ephraim, the younger son of Joseph. According to the Ephraimite genealogy in 1 Chronicles, Bered is the grandson of Ephraim as well as son of Shuthelah and father of Tahath. The significance of the 1 Chronicles passage
Bered (Place)
BERED (PLACE) [Heb bered (בֶּרֶד)]. A place in the Negeb mentioned in connection with the story of Hagar (Gen 16:14). The well of Beer-lahai-roi is said to be located between Kadesh and Bered, but it is unclear in which direction it is located with respect to Kadesh. On the one hand, Simons (GTTOT 217)
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bered (Person)
Bered (Person). Alternate name for Becher, one of Ephraim’s sons, in 1 Chronicles 7:20.See Becher #2.
Bered (Place)
Bered (Place). Unknown site in Israel’s southern Negeb desert region. God spoke to Sarai’s maid Hagar at a well between Kadesh and Bered (Gn 16:14).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bered
Bered bēʹred [Heb. bereḏ—‘hail’]. The son of Shuthelah of the house of Ephraim (1 Ch. 7:20). See Becher.
Bered
Bered [Heb. bereḏ; Gk. Barad]. A place in the Negeb mentioned in the story of Hagar (Gen. 16:14). The well Beer-lahai-roi was “between Kadesh and Bered.” The Onkelos Targum renders it Ḥag̱rā’, the usual equivalent of Shur; the Jerusalem Targum renders it alûṣâ, also the equivalent of Shur (Ex.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bered (Person)
BERED (Person) Alternate name for Beker, one of Ephraim’s sons, in 1 Chronicles 7:20. See Beker, Bekerite #2.
Bered (Place)
BERED (Place) Unknown site in Israel’s southern Negev Desert region. God spoke to Sarai’s maid, Hagar, at a well between Kadesh and Bered (Gn 16:14).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bered
BERED1. A place in the wilderness of Shur, to the W of Kadesh, and not far from Beer-lahai-roi (Gen 16:7, 14).2. The son of Shuthelah of the house of Ephraim (1 Chr 7:20), supposed by some to be the same as Becher (Num 26:35). See Becher 2.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bered
Bered (Heb. bereḏ) (PERSON)The son of Shutelah and grandson of Ephraim (1 Chr. 7:20).
Bered (Place)
Bered (Heb. bereḏ) (PLACE)A site near the well of Beer-lahai-roi, associated with Hagar’s flight (Gen. 16:14). Beer-lahai-roi was purportedly located between Bered and Kadesh, although the exact geographical relationship between the latter two sites is uncertain. Targumic traditions suggest Bered is
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bered (Person)
BERED [bĭrˊĕd] (Heb. bereḏ “hail”) (PERSON). The son of Shutelah and grandson of Ephraim (1 Chr. 7:20). See also Becher.
Bered (Place)
BERED [bĭrˊĕd] (Heb. bereḏ “hail”) (PLACE). A place in the Negeb, beyond the well of Beer-lehai-roi (Gen. 16:14). The site has not been determined, although it has been variously identified as ˓Ain Muweileh, 20 km. (12.5 mi.) northwest of ˓Ain Qedeis, and Khirbet Ḥalaṣeh, 24 km. (15 mi.)
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bered
Be´red (hail).1. A place in the south of Palestine, near the well Lahairoi. Gen. 16:14.2. A son or descendant of Ephraim, 1 Chron. 7:20, possibly identical with Becher in Num. 26:35.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bered
BE´RED (beʹred).1. A son of Shuthelah and grandson of Ephraim (1 Chron. 7:20), supposed by some to be identical with Becher (Num. 26:35).2. A town in the S of Palestine (Gen. 16:14), near which lay the well Lahai-roi (Beer-lahai-roi), supposed by some to be at El-Khulasah, twelve miles from Beersheba.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Bered
Beredhail. (1.) A town in the south of Palestine (Gen. 16:14), in the desert of Shur, near Lahai-roi.(2.) A son of Shuthelah, and grandson of Ephraim (1 Chr. 7:20).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bered
BERED [BEH rid] (hail) — the name of a place and a person in the Old Testament:1. A place (perhaps a town) in the Wilderness of Shur or the southern desert of Canaan. Between Bered and Kadesh Barnea lay the well called Beer Lahai Roi (Gen. 16:14).2. A descendant of Ephraim (1 Chr. 7:20). Bered is also
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