Besor

Besor, a river S.W. of Gaza, prob. Wâdy esh-Sherî'a. --- Besor is formed by the water falling from the mountains of Idumea, and discharges itself into the Mediterranean, below Gaza. C. --- Some take it to be the torrent of the desert, or the river of Egypt. Adrichomius makes it run from the mountains of Juda, so as to form the southern boundary of the tribe of Simeon. H.

1 Sam 30:9 • So David went, he and the six hundred men that were with him, and they came to the torrent Besor: and some being weary stayed there.

1 Sam 30:10 • But David pursued, he and four hundred men: for two hundred stayed, who being weary could not go over the torrent Besor.

1 Sam 30:21 • And David came to the two hundred men, who being weary had stayed, and were not able to follow David, and he had ordered them to abide at the torrent Besor: and they came out to meet David, and the people that were with him. And David coming to the people saluted them peaceably.