Bo'sor (Boσόρ), the Graecized form of the name of a place and of a man.

1. A city, both large and fortified, on the east of Jordan, in the land of Gilead (Galaad), named with Bozrah (Bosora), Carnaim, and other places, in 1 Macc. 5:26, 36. It is probably the BEZER SEE BEZER (q.v.) of Nu 4:43 (see Grimm, Exeg. Handb. in loc.).

2. The Aramaic mode of pronouncing the name of BEOR SEE BEOR (q.v.), the father of Balaam (2Pe 2:15), in accordance with the substitution, frequent in Chaldee, of צ for ָע (see Gesenius, Thes. p. 1144).

Bible concordance for BOSOR.

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