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, in the Bible. , Beor (bē´ôr), in the Bible. 1 Father of Balaam. An alternate form is Bosor. 2 Father of Bela1. Bosor (bō´sôr), the same as Beor1. Polyglot Bible , Polyglot Bible edited in 1653–7 by Brian Walton (?1600–61), bishop of Chester, with the help of many scholars. It contains various oriental texts of… Phuvah , Pua (pyōō´ə), variant of Phuvah. Phuvah (fyōō´və), in the Bible, son of Issachar; the ancestor of the Punites. Mazarin Bible , Gutenberg, Johann Gutenberg, Johann (1400–68) German goldsmith and printer, credited with the invention of printing from movable metallic type. He ex… Bible Societies , BIBLE SOCIETIES , associations intended to propagate the Christian Bible, i.e., the Old and New Testaments. The first association of this kind was fo… sans-culottes , Sippai (sĬp´āī), variant of Saph. Saph (săf), in the Bible, Philistine giant killed by one of David's men. An alternate form is Sippai.
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