|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
(1.) A place where a well was dug by the direction of Moses, at the forty-fourth station of the Hebrews in their wanderings (Numbers 21:16-18) in the wilderness of Moab. (see WELL.)
(2.) A town in the tribe of Judah to which Jotham fled for fear of Abimelech (Judges 9:21). Some have identified this place with Beeroth.
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1. (n.) A fermented liquor made from any malted grain, but commonly from barley malt, with hops or some other substance to impart a bitter flavor.
2. (n.) A fermented extract of the roots and other parts of various plants, as spruce, ginger, sassafras, etc.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
be'-er (be'er; phrear; Latin puteus = "well"):
(1) A station on the march of the Israelites to the North of the Arnon (Numbers 21:16). Here it was that they sang round the well this song: `Spring up O well; greet it with song, Well, that the princes have dug, The nobles of the people have bored, With the scepter-with their staves' (Numbers 21:16). The place is not identified.
(2) The town to which Jotham fled from his brother Abimelech after declaring his parable from Mt. Gerizim (Judges 9:21). This may be identical with BEEROTH, which see.
Beer (15 Occurrences)
Genesis 16:14 Therefore the well was called Beer Lahai Roi. Behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 24:62 Isaac came from the way of Beer Lahai Roi, for he lived in the land of the South. (WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Genesis 25:11 It happened after the death of Abraham that God blessed Isaac, his son. Isaac lived by Beer Lahai Roi. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Numbers 21:16 From there they traveled to Beer: that is the well of which Yahweh said to Moses, "Gather the people together, and I will give them water." (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Joshua 19:8 and all the villages that were around these cities to Baalath Beer, Ramah of the South. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Judges 9:21 Jotham ran away, and fled, and went to Beer, and lived there, for fear of Abimelech his brother. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Samuel 1:15 And Hannah, answering him, said, No, my lord, I am a woman whose spirit is broken with sorrow: I have not taken wine or strong drink, but I have been opening my heart before the Lord. (See NIV)
Proverbs 20:1 Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler. Whoever is led astray by them is not wise. (WEB NIV)
Proverbs 31:4 It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to take wine, or for rulers to say, Where is strong drink? (See NIV)
Isaiah 15:8 For the cry has gone around the borders of Moab; its wailing to Eglaim, and its wailing to Beer Elim. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Isaiah 24:9 There is no more drinking of wine with a song; strong drink will be bitter to those who take it. (See NIV)
Isaiah 28:7 And even these through wine have erred, And through strong drink have wandered, Priest and prophet erred through strong drink, They have been swallowed up of the wine, They wandered because of the strong drink, They have erred in seeing, They have stumbled judicially. (See NIV)
Isaiah 29:9 Be surprised and full of wonder; let your eyes be covered and be blind: be overcome, but not with wine; go with uncertain steps, but not because of strong drink. (See NIV)
Isaiah 56:12 Come ye, I take wine, And we drink, quaff strong drink, And as this day hath been to-morrow, Great -- exceeding abundant!' (See NIV)
Micah 2:11 If one is going 'with' the wind, And 'with' falsehood hath lied: 'I prophesy to thee of wine, and of strong drink,' He hath been the prophet of this people! (See NIV)