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Beor

(bē`ôr), in the Bible. 1 Father of BalaamBalaam
, the central character in an amalgam of Israelite traditions found in the Book of Numbers. Hired by Balak, king of Moab, to curse the Hebrews encamped in the Jordan valley, Balaam could only bless them.
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. An alternate form is Bosor. 2 Father of BelaBela
, in the Bible. 1 First king of Edom. 2 Benjamin's first son. An alternative spelling is Belah. 3 City later called Zoar.
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In the introduction to the third oracle, he says: 'Word of Balaam son of Beor, Word of the man whose eye is true, Word of him who hears God's speech, Who beholds visions from the Almighty, Prostrate, but with eyes unveiled' (24:34).
Jesus, who is called Balaam the son of Beor the soothsayer, is also boiling in a huge cauldron in hell, full of excrement and human semen.
The messenger Arminas rebukes Turin for his haughty lack of courtesy and warns him that if he continues to reject the counsel of wiser heads, "other shall be your doom than one of the Houses of Hador and Beor might look for" (CoH 175).
As well as Little Donkey, he was well known for writing humorous Geordie songs such as There's Mair to Life Than Women and Beor and I've Got a Little Whippet.
At that time he was writing humorous songs in the Geordie dialect, such as There's Mair to Life Than Women and Beor and I've Got a Little Whippet.
While rebel forces, the Varden, fled to the Beor Mountains to escape Galbatorix and his evil sorcerer, Durza (Carlyle), the people of the land succumbed to the new king's might, dreaming of a day when dragons would return.
Written in Canaanite or another Northwest-Semitic language, these incomplete and somewhat obscure inscriptions report a vision experienced by Balaam the son of Beor.
It is unlikely that two narratives about a seer named Balaam, son of Beor, would have been written about a mythical seer.
and because they hired against you Balaam the son of Beor from Pethor of Aram-Naharayim, to curse you.
Though he carries the name of the House of Hador, he is more akin in personality to his maternal ancestors, the House of Beor.
Taak of the Toon gives an insight into the region's dialect, as well as chapters on the Geordie nation, Wor History and Wor Heroes, Geordie on the Beor and Geordie on the Pull.
He began his career as a solicitor at the Swansea firm of Beor Wilson Lloyd.