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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
bē -ẽr -la -hı̄´roi , bē -ẽr -lā -hı̄ -rō´i ( בּאר לחי ראי , be'ēr laḥai rō'ı̄ , "well of the Living One that seeth me"): "A fountain of water in the wilderness," "the fountain in the way to Shur" (Genesis 16:7-14 ). It was the scene of Hagar's theophany, and here Isaac dwelt for some time (Genesis 16:7 f; Genesis 24:62; Genesis 25:11 ). The site is in The Negeb between Kadesh and Bered (Genesis 16:14 ). Rowland identifies the well with the modern ‛Ain Moilâhhi , circa 50 miles South of Beersheba and 12 miles West of ‛Ain Kadis . Cheyne thinks that Hagar's native country, to which she was fleeing and from which she took a wife for Ishmael, was not Egypt (micrayim ), but a north Arabian district called by the Assyrians Muṣri (Encyclopedia Biblica ).
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Beer-Lahai-Roi'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​b/beer-lahai-roi.html. 1915.