Be'ra (Heb. id. בֶּרִע, gift, otherwise excellence, but more prob. for בֶּןאּרִע, son of evil; Sept. Βαλλά; Josephus, Βαλλάς, Ant. 1, 9, 1), king of Sodom at the time of the invasion of the five kings under Chedorlaomer (q.v.), which was repelled by Abraham (Ge 14:2; also 17 and 21). B.C. cir. 2077.