Places Study on Beeshterah

Places Study on Beeshterah

Joshua 21: And unto the children of Gershon, of the families of the Levites, out of the other half tribe of Manasseh they gave Golan in Bashan with her suburbs, to be a city of refuge for the slayer; and Beeshterah with her suburbs; two cities.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Beeshterah
(bee ehssh' tih rah) Place name meaning, “in Ashtaroth” or representing a contraction of “Beth Ashtaroth,” which means, “house of Ashtaroth.” Place east of the Jordan from territory of tribe of Manasseh set aside for the Levites (Joshua 21:27 ). 1 Chronicles 6:71 spells name “Ashtaroth.” See Ashtaroth .

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Beeshterah
Levitical city in Manasseh, east of Jordan. Joshua 21:27 . It would appear by comparing 1 Chronicles 6:71 to be the same as ASHTAROTH.

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Beeshterah
A Levitical city, in Manasseh beyond the Jordan, Joshua 21:27 . It is also called Ashtaroth, 1 Chronicles 6:71 , and is perhaps a contraction of Beth-Ashtaroth.

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Eshtarah - (ehssh' tuh yoo rah) NIV spelling of Beeshterah. See Beeshterah
Bashan - Its principal cities were Ashtaroth (or Beeshterah) given to the Levites, Golan a 'city of refuge,' Edrei, and Salcah on its border
Bashan - " Ashtaroth (Beeshterah, Joshua 21:27, compare 1 Chronicles 6:71), Golan (a city of refuge, assigned with Ashtaroth to the Gershomite Levites), Edrei, Salkah, were the chief cities