Berith to Bethel
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Berith
Covenant
Strong's #H1286

References
Judges 9:46

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Bernice
Victorious, bring victory
Strong's #G959

Bernice was the daughter of Herod Agrippa I (a grandson of Herod the Great). Bernice accompanied her brother Agrippa II when he traveled to Caesarea to welcome the new Roman procurator of Judea. Both her and her brother heard the Apostle Paul's defense of himself after he had been in Caesarea's prison for two years.

References
Acts 25:13, 23, 26:30

Berothai
A cypress grove
Strong's #H1268

One of two cities from which King David took brass after defeating King Hadadezer.

References
2Samuel 8:8

Besai
Domineering, my treading
Strong's #H1153

References
Ezra 2:49, Nehemiah 7:52

Besor
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Betah
Security
Strong's #H984

One of two cities from which King David took brass after defeating King Hadadezer.

References
2Samuel 8:8

Beten
Womb
Strong's #H991

Beten was a city given to the tribe of Asher as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 19:25

Bethabara
Ferry house, house of the ford
Strong's #G962

Bethabara was one of the locations, east of the Jordan River, where John the Baptist performed baptisms.

References
John 1:28

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Bethanath
House of response (affliction)
Strong's #H1043

Bethanath was a city given to the tribe of Naphtali as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 19:38, Judges 1:33

Bethanoth
House of responses or replies (afflictions)
Strong's #H1042

Bethanoth was a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 15:59

Bethany
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Betharabah
House of the desert valley, place of depression
Strong's #H1026

Betharabah was a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 15:6, 61, 18:22

Betharam
Place (house) of the height
Strong's #H1027

Betharam was a city given to the tribe of Gad as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 13:27

Betharbel
House of God's ambush
Strong's #H1009

Betharbel was a city destroyed by Assyrian King Shalmanezer. It was possibly located in the tribe of Naphtali's territory.

References
Hosea 10:14

Bethaven
House of vanity
Strong's #H1007

References
Bethaven was a city given to the tribe of Benjamin as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

Bethazmaveth
House of the strength of death
Strong's #H1041

Bethazmaveth was an Israelite city likely located near Jerusalem.

References
Nehemiah 7:28

Bethbaalmeon
House (habitation) of Baal
Strong's #H1010

Bethmeon and Bethbaalmeon refer to the same city. Bethbaalmeon was one of several cities given to the tribe of Reuben as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 13:17

Bethbarah
House of the ford
Strong's #H1012

Bethbarah was a city located in the tribe of Ephraim's territory.

References
Judges 7:24

Bethbirei
House of a creative one
Strong's #H1011

References
Bethbirei was one of several cities given to the tribe of Simeon as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

Bethcar
House of the ram, place of the lamb, house of pasture
Strong's #H1033

Bethcar was one of several Canaanite cities controlled by the Philistines.

References
1Samuel 7:11

Bethdagon
House of Dagon
Strong's #H1016

Bethdagon was a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 15:41, 19:27

Bethdiblathaim
House of the two fig-cakes
Strong's #H1015

Bethdiblathaim was a city, east of Jordan River, located in Moabite territory.

References
Jeremiah 48:22

Bethel
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