Bessur (Josh 15:58). See Bethsur. --- Bessur. About 20 miles from Jerusalem, fortified by Simon, 1 Mac. xiv. 33. It is there said to be only five stadia distant from that city. But the Alexandrian copy reads five schœnus, or cords, each of which consisted of at least 30 stadia. Cellarius.

Josh 15:58 • Halhul, and Bessur, and Gedor,