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Beor

Meaning: a torch

The name of two biblical men…

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

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

    In 2 Pet. 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