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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) [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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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 [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
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
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
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
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