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בְּאֵר noun feminineGenesis 26:21 well, pit, mostly Hexateuch, Genesis 23 t., Exodus 1 t., Numbers 5 t., 37 t. in all; Arabic , Aramaic בְּאֵרָא, בֵּיר, בֵּירָא, , Sabean באר DHMZMG. 1875, 608, Assyrian bêru, LyonSargon 61 (connection with above √ not clear; Lagl.c. spring of water, as coming to light, appearing; possible, although meaning in use rather well, than spring; see however, Genesis 16:14 compare Genesis 16:7; Genesis 26:19; Numbers 21:17) — ׳בּ absolute Genesis 21:30 +; construct Genesis 21:19 +; suffix בְּאֵֶר֑ךָ Proverbs 5:15; Plural absolute בְּאֵרֹת Genesis 26:15; construct id. Genesis 26:18; compare בֶּאֱרֹת בֶּאֱרֹת חֵמָר Genesis 14:10; —

1 a well, often as made by digging (חָפַר) Genesis 21:25,30 (E), Genesis 26:15,18,19,21,22,32 (all J), also in poetry Numbers 21:18 (+ כרה) see also Numbers 21:16; Numbers 21:17 (where the well addressed, in song, עֲלִי בְאֵר); also with כרה in prose Genesis 26:25; also with no reference to its origin Genesis 16:14 (J; "" עַיִן Genesis 16:7), Genesis 29:2; Exodus 2:15 (J) Numbers 20:17; Numbers 21:22 (E) 2 Samuel 17:18,21; בְּאֵר (ה)מַיִם Genesis 21:19 (E) Genesis 24:11 (J; "" עַיִן Genesis 24:13; Genesis 24:16; Genesis 24:43; Genesis 24:45); (compare also Genesis 21:25; Genesis 26:18 above & especially Genesis 26:19 בְּאֵר מַיִם חַיִּים); water taken from it by drawing (שָׁאַב) Genesis 24:11,20; flocks watered from it (הִשְׁקָה מִןֿ) Genesis 29:2,3,8,10 (compare especially Exodus 2:16 they drew, דלה, and filled the troughs); also מִתּוֺךְ בְּאֵרֶ֑ךָ .... שְׁתֵה מַיִם Proverbs 5:15 ("" בּוֺר); the opening called מִּי הַבְּאֵר Genesis 29:2,3(twice in verse); Genesis 29:8,10; compare ׳מְּנֵי הַבּ 2 Samuel 17:19 (read probably מּי so ᵑ7 ᵑ6 ᵑ9, compare Dr); figurative of fresh delights of woman beloved Songs 4:15 מַעְיַן גַּנִּים בְּאֵר מַיִם חַיִּים וְנוֺזְלִים מִןלְֿבָנוֺן.

2 pit (= בּוֺר); pits of bitumen Genesis 14:10 (compare above); בְּאֵר שַׁחַת Psalm 55:24 pit of (the) grave; compare Psalm 69:16 וְאַלתֶּֿאְטַר עָלַי בְּאֵר מִּיהָ and let not (the) pit shut its mouth over me ("" מְצוּלָה); figurative of strange woman בְּאֵר צָרָה a narrow pit, out of which rescue is difficult Proverbs 23:27 ("" שׁוּחָה עֲמֻקָּה). 3 as

proper name, of a location a. with ָ  ה locative בְּאֵ֫רָה a station of Israel in desert Numbers 21:16, possibly = בְּאֵר אֵילִים Isaiah 15:8.

b. same form Judges 9:21, according to Euseb. LagOnom.238, 2nd ed. 2508miles north of Eleutheropolis; compare RobBR i. 452 who compare elBîreh, near Beth-shemesh.

בְּאֵר אֵילִים see בְּאֵר

3. a. above

Forms and Transliterations
בְּאֵ֖ר בְּאֵ֞ר בְּאֵ֣ר בְּאֵֽר׃ בְּאֵרֶֽךָ׃ בְּאֵרֹ֣ת בְאֵ֑ר בְאֵ֖ר בְאֵ֛ר בְאֵ֣ר בֶּֽאֱרֹ֤ת בֶּאֱרֹת֙ באר באר׃ בארך׃ בארת הַבְּאֵ֑ר הַבְּאֵ֔ר הַבְּאֵ֖ר הַבְּאֵ֗ר הַבְּאֵ֣ר הַבְּאֵ֥ר הַבְּאֵֽר׃ הַבְּאֵר֙ הַבְּאֵרֹ֗ת הבאר הבאר׃ הבארת וּבְאֵ֥ר ובאר לִבְאֵ֬ר לַבְּאֵ֔ר לבאר מֵֽהַבְּאֵ֔ר מהבאר bə’êr ḇə’êr bə’êreḵā be’ĕrōṯ bə’êrōṯ bə·’ê·re·ḵā be·’ĕ·rōṯ bə·’ê·rōṯ bə·’êr ḇə·’êr beEr beeRecha beeRot hab·bə·’ê·rōṯ hab·bə·’êr habbə’êr habbə’êrōṯ habbeEr habbeeRot lab·bə·’êr labbə’êr labbeEr liḇ’êr liḇ·’êr livEr mê·hab·bə·’êr mêhabbə’êr mehabbeEr ū·ḇə·’êr ūḇə’êr uveEr veEr
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