Genesis 14: That these
made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah, and Shemeber king of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, which is Zoar.
And he called the name of the place Taberah: because the fire of the LORD burnt among them.
And at Taberah, and at Massah, and at Kibrothhattaavah, ye provoked the LORD to wrath.
Thou shalt furnish him liberally out of thy flock, and out of thy floor, and out of thy winepress: of that
wherewith the LORD thy God hath blessed thee thou shalt give unto him.
And turned from Sarid eastward toward the sunrising unto the border of Chislothtabor, and then goeth out to Daberath, and goeth up to Japhia,
And Jehud, and Beneberak, and Gathrimmon,
1 Chronicles 6:
And his brother Asaph, who stood on his right hand, even
Asaph the son of Berachiah, the son of Shimea,
1 Chronicles 6:
And out of the tribe of Issachar; Kedesh with her suburbs, Daberath with her suburbs,
1 Chronicles 12:
The chief was
Ahiezer, then Joash, the sons of Shemaah the Gibeathite; and Jeziel, and Pelet, the sons of Azmaveth; and Berachah, and Jehu the Antothite,
2 Chronicles 20:
And on the fourth day they assembled themselves in the valley of Berachah; for there they blessed the LORD: therefore the name of the same place was called, The valley of Berachah, unto this day.
The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
The vile person shall be no more called liberal, nor the churl said to be
But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.
1 Corinthians 16:
And when I come, whomsoever ye shall approve by your
letters, them will I send to bring your liberality unto Jerusalem.
2 Corinthians 8:
How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.
2 Corinthians 9:
Whiles by the experiment of this ministration they glorify God for your professed subjection unto the gospel of Christ, and for your
liberal distribution unto them, and unto all men
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men
liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Gift, or son of evil, king of Sodom at the time of the invasion of the four kings under Chedorlaomer (Genesis 14:2,8,17,21 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(bee' ruh) Personal name perhaps meaning, “with evil” or “victory.” King of Sodom in days of Abraham and Lot (Genesis 14:2 ). He joined coalition of local kings against group of invading eastern kings.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
A well; declaring
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
BERA . King of Sodom at time of Chedorlaomer’s invasion ( Genesis 14:2 ).
Morrish Bible Dictionary
King of Sodom. Genesis 14:2 .
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
King of Sodom in the days of Abraham, Genesis 14:1-24 .
Bera - Bera
Work - The Bible also uses this word of the process of war: “These made war with Bera king of Sodom …” (Gen
Abraham - of Persia, Susiana), the chief sovereign, with Amrephar of Shinar (Babylon), Arioch of Ellasar (the Chaldean Larissa, or Larsa, half way between Ur, or Mugheir, and Erech, or Warka, in Lower Babylonia), and Tidal, king of nations, attacked Bera of Sodom, Birsha of Gomorrah, Shinab of Admah, and Shemeber of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela or Zoar, because after twelve bears of subordination they "rebelled" (Genesis 14)