The Brook Besor
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A brook or wadi in the western Negev that David and 400 of his men crossed as they pursued the Amalekites who had raided their village of Ziklag (1 Sam 30:9, 10, 21). The Besor is most likely the modern Wâdī Ghazzeh, which flows south of Ziklag to the Mediterranean Sea.
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Besor, the Brook (Place)
BESOR, THE BROOK (PLACE) [Heb naḥal bĕśôr (נַחַל בְּשֹׂור)]. A brook or wadi David and four hundred of his men crossed in pursuit of the Amalekites following the Amalekite raid on the town of Ziklag (1 Sam 30:9, 10, 21). The Brook Besor, Wadi Shalleh, or Ghazzeh, along with the Valley of Gerar, Wadi
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Besor (Heb. Bĕkôr), WadiA brook where David left 200 weary men while he and the remaining 400 crossed in pursuit of the Amalekites (1 Sam. 30:9–10). The Amalekites had earlier raided cities of the Negeb, including Ziklag. The Wadi Besor (Wadi Shallaleh/Ghazzeh, Naḥal Besor) is one of two major wadis
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Besor, the Brook
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