Bera (Judg 9:21), prob. El-Bîreh, N. of Jerusalem. --- Bera. Heb. Bar or Beera, "the well." There was a place of this name in the tribe of Ruben, where the Israelites encamped. Num. xxi. 16. Bersabee, in the tribe of Juda, was another famous well, and it is probable that Joatham would retire to some distant place. H.

Judg 9:21 • And when he had said thus he fled, and went into Bera: and dwelt there for fear of Abimelech his brother.

1 Chron 7:37 • Bosor and Hod, and Samma, and Salusa, and Jethran, and Bera.