Character Study on Bosor

Character Study on Bosor

2 Peter 2: Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam the son of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Bosor
The Chaldee or Aramaic form of the name Beor, the father of Balaam (2 Peter 2:15 ).

Holman Bible Dictionary - Bosor
(boh' ssawr) KJV New Testament spelling of Beor (2 Peter 2:15 ). See Beor .



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Bosor
BOSOR ( 1Ma 5:26 ; 1Ma 5:36 ). A town in Gilead. The site is uncertain.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Bosor
The Aramaic form of BEOR, the father of Balaam, the name being altered by changing the ﬠ into צ . 2 Peter 2:15 .

Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament - Bosor
See Beor.

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Bosor - Bosor ( 1Ma 5:26 ; 1Ma 5:36 )
Beor - See Bosor
Bosora - BosorA ( 1Ma 5:26 ; 1Ma 5:28 ). Mentioned with Bosor
Beor - In 2 Peter 2:15 he is called Bosor
be'or - (Numbers 22:5 ; 24:3,15 ; 31:8 ; 23:4; Joshua 13:22 ; 24:9 ; Micah 6:5 ) He is called Bosor in the New Testament
Beor - ] , Joshua 24:9 , also Numbers 31:8 , Deuteronomy 23:4 , Joshua 13:22 , Micah 6:5 , 2 Peter 2:15 ( Bosor , AV [Note: Authorized Version
Beor - Beor, the father of Balaam, is named in 2 Peter 2:15 (Authorized Version , with some ancient authorities, Bosor, which may be a corruption of Pethor [Grotius], or may be due to the Greek sibilant taking the place of the Heb
Refuge, Cities of - The biblical cities of refuge were Cedes, Sichem, Hebron, Bosor, Ramoth in Galaad, and Gaulon in Basan (Josue 20)
Nicolaitans - The Nicolaitans abused Paul's doctrine of the grace of God into lasciviousness; such seducers are described as followers of Balsam, also in 2 Peter 2:12-13; 2 Peter 2:15-19; Judges 1:4; Judges 1:7-8; Judges 1:11 ("the son of Bosor" for Beor, to characterize him as "son of carnality": Bosor "flesh")
Balaam - A Midianite prophet who resided at Pethor, son of Beor or Bosor
Balaam - The son of Beor or Bosor, and a native of Pethor, on the Euphrates
Balaam - "... The apostle Peter (2 Peter 2:15) says, "Balaam the son of Bosor" (the same as Beor; Bosor is akin to basar , "flesh," and Balaam showed himself the "son of carnality. " Bosor is probably the Aramaic or Chaldee equivalent of Beor, Τsade ( צ ) being submitted for 'Αyin ( ע )
Balaam - a prophet of the city of Pethor, or Bosor, upon the Euphrates, whose intercourse with Balak, king of the Moabites, who sent for him to curse the Israelites, is recorded at large by Moses, Numbers 22-24
Babylon, Mystical - "Bosor," which Peter uses for Pethor (Numbers 22:5; 1 Peter 5:15), is the Aramaic pronunciation moreover; Josephus contra Apion, 1:7, Ant