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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. Padan-aram , Padan-aram (pā´dən-ā´răm), in the Bible, that part of Aram that lay in the Euphrates valley; it was the homeland of the Patriarchs. It also appears a… 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… 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… Perida , Peruda (pĕryōō´də), variant of Perida. Perida (pērī´də), in the Bible, family that returned from the Exile. An alternate form is Peruda.
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