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besor in Easton's Bible Dictionary

cold, a ravine or brook in the extreme south-west of Judah, where 200 of David's men stayed behind because they were faint, while the other 400 pursued the Amalekites (1 Sam. 30:9, 10, 21). Probably the Wadyes Sheriah, south of Gaza.

besor in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

BE'SOR . 1 Sam 30:9-21. A torrent-bed in the south of Judah; probably Wady Sheriah, south of Gaza.

besor in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

The BROOK "fresh, cool"; a wady or torrent bed, S. of Ziklag, where David left 200 men so faint as not to be able to accompany him in pursuing the Amalekites into the desert whither they had withdrawn after burning Ziklag (1 Samuel 30:9-10; 1 Samuel 30:21),