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Be’la (destruction).

1. One of the five cities of the plain which was spared at the intercession of Lot, and received the name of Zoar. Gen. 14:2; 19:22. [Zoar.]

2. Son of Beor, who reigned over Edom in the city of Dinhabah, eight generations before Saul. Gen. 36:31-33; 1 Chron. 1:43, 44.

3. Eldest son of Benjamin, according to Gen. 46:21 (Authorized Version “Belah”); Num. 26:38, 40; 1 Chron. 7:6; 8:1, and head of the family of the Belaites.

4. Son of Ahaz, a Reubenite. 1 Chron. 5:8.