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Beeri meaning

בארי

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🔼The name Beeri in the Bible

There are two men named Beeri in the Bible:

Note that the name Beeri would be identical to the ethnonym Beerite, or someone from a city called Beer.

🔼Etymology of the name Beeri

The name Beeri possibly comes from the verb באר (ba'ar), meaning to write on stone tablets, or rather its derivative באר (be'er), meaning well:

🔼Beeri meaning

For a meaning of the name Beeri, NOBSE Study Bible Name List assumes that the post-fixed letter י (yod) serves a grammatical function and reads Expounder. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names assumes that the post-fixed letter י (yod) comes from the name YHWH and reads an inaccurate Well Of God. If the yod was indeed from YHWH, a proper rendering would be Well Of The Lord. BDB Theological Dictionary assumes that the final yod creates a possessive form and reads My Well.