You have been giving me to understand that your sinful rebellion at Beersheba was the worst that could be charged against you.
After the exciting events of that evening, even Dan and Beersheba had lost their charm.
I felt as if I had walked from Dan to Beersheba and been knocked down and robbed on the way.
I pity the man who can travel from Dan to Beersheba, and cry, ''Tis all barren.'
Straightway he forged an order on Beersheba for thirty yards of love-lock.
Journeying from Dan to Beersheba, and pricking through America on his way.
Wouldn't the fact have been published from Dan to Beersheba, had the conversationists happened to have been a couple of women?
On the south are the wolds of the Negeb plateau, with the plains of Beersheba beyond.
And to this day the very name Beersheba seems to emit a holy fragrance.
Beersheba, the home of Abraham; opposite the lower bay of the Dead Sea.
well of the oath, or well of seven, a well dug by Abraham, and so named because he and Abimelech here entered into a compact (Gen. 21:31). On re-opening it, Isaac gave it the same name (Gen. 26:31-33). It was a favourite place of abode of both of these patriarchs (21:33-22:1, 19; 26:33; 28:10). It is mentioned among the "cities" given to the tribe of Simeon (Josh. 19:2; 1 Chr. 4:28). From Dan to Beersheba, a distance of about 144 miles (Judg. 20:1; 1 Chr. 21:2; 2 Sam. 24:2), became the usual way of designating the whole Promised Land, and passed into a proverb. After the return from the Captivity the phrase is narrowed into "from Beersheba unto the valley of Hinnom" (Neh. 11:30). The kingdom of the ten tribes extended from Beersheba to Mount Ephraim (2 Chr. 19:4). The name is not found in the New Testament. It is still called by the Arabs Bir es-Seba, i.e., "well of the seven", where there are to the present day two principal wells and five smaller ones. It is nearly midway between the southern end of the Dead Sea and the Mediterranean.