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Beersheba: Well of the oath, or well of seven, a well dug by Abraham, and so
named because he and Abimelech here entered into a compact
On re-opening it, Isaac gave it the same name
(Genesis 26:31-33) It was a
favourite place of abode of both of these patriarchs
(Genesis 22:1,19; 26:33; 28:10) It is mentioned among the "cities" given to
the tribe of Simeon
(Joshua 19:2; 1 Chronicles 4:28) From Dan to Beersheba, a
distance of about 144 miles
(Judges 20:1; 1 Chronicles 21:2; 2 Samuel 24:2) became the
usual way of designating the whole Promised Land, and passed into a
proverb. After the return from the Captivity the phrase is narrowed
into "from Beersheba unto the valley of Hinnom"
(Nehemiah 11:30) The
kingdom of the ten tribes extended from Beersheba to Mount Ephraim
(2 Chronicles 19:4) The name is not found in the New Testament. It is still
called by the Arabs Bir es-Seba, i.e., "well of the seven", where
there are to the present day two principal wells and five smaller
ones. It is nearly midway between the southern end of the Dead Sea
and the Mediterranean.