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Hebrew: בְּעוֹר —transliteration: Beor —meaning: a burning or a torch

This is the name of two biblical men.

  1. Beor, the father of Bela, one of the kings of Edom (Genesis 36:32)

  2. Beor, the father of the prophet Balaam (Numbers 22:5; 24:3, 15; 31:8)

    In 2 Peter 2:15 he is called Bosor.

    See: Is there evidence outside the Bible to prove the existence of the prophet, Balaam, son of Beor? Answer

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