Zippor
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Zippor

bird; sparrow; crown; desert

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Zippor

(sparrow), father of Balak king of Moab. (Numbers 22:2,4,10,16; 23:18; Joshua 24:9; Judges 11:25) Whether he was the "former king of Moab" alluded to in (Numbers 21:26) we are not told. (B.C. 1451.)

Easton's Bible Dictionary
A little bird, the father of Balak, king of Moab (Numbers 22:2, 4).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ZIPPOR

zip'-or (tsippor; in Numbers 22:4; Numbers 23:18; tsippor, "bird," "swallow" (HPN, 94)): Father of Balak, king of Moab (Numbers 22:2, 10, 16 Joshua 24:9 Judges 11:25).

Greek
904. Balak -- Balak, a king of the Moabites
... Part of Speech: Proper Noun, Indeclinable Transliteration: Balak Phonetic Spelling:
(bal-ak') Short Definition: Balak Definition: Balak, son of Zippor, King of ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6834. Tsippor -- "bird," father of Balak
... 6833, 6834. Tsippor. 6835 . "bird," father of Balak. Transliteration: Tsippor
Phonetic Spelling: (tsip-pore') Short Definition: Zippor. ... Zippor. ...
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Library

The South Country. Judea Called 'the South,' in Respect of Galilee ...
... the Talmudical books, will meet very frequently with the name of the 'South,' taken
for 'whole Judea' in opposition to 'Galilee.' "Those of Zippor enjoined a ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 12 the south country.htm

Acon. Ptolemais.
... When he went out, R. Illai said unto him, Is not Caphar Samai of the land of Israel,
being nearer to Zippor than Acon?" And a little after: "The cities which ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 64 acon ptolemais.htm

The Witness of Balaam to Israel
... And Balak the son of Zippor saw all that Israel had done to the Amorites. ...
And Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time. ...
/.../various/select masterpieces of biblical literature/ii the witness of balaam.htm

Some History of Tiberias. The Jerusalem Talmud was Written There ...
... R. Judah, who first removed the university to Tiberias, sat also in Zippor for many
years, and there died: so that in both places were very famous schools. ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 81 some history of.htm

Caphar Hananiah. The Middle of Galilee.
... Hananiah, and five more in Caphar Uthni, they are not joined together," that is,
they are not numbered to be tithed, "until he hath one in Zippor.""The Gloss ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 61 caphar hananiah the.htm

Arbel. Shezor. Tarnegola the Upper.
... that place, viz. the Chaldee paraphrast, R. Solomon, Kimchi: consult them.
It was between Zippor and Tiberias. Hence Nittai the ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 85 arbel shezor tarnegola.htm

Tiberias.
... a boy, I said a certain thing, concerning which I asked the elders, and it was found
as I said; namely, that Chammath is Tiberias, and Rakkath Zippor"; it is ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 72 tiberias.htm

The Consistories of More Note: Out of the Babylonian Talmud ...
... Go to R. Mathia to Roma. Go to R. Chananiah Ben Teradion to Sicni. To R. Jose to
Zippor. To R. Judah Ben Betirah to Nisibin. To R. Josua to the captivity (viz. ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 96 the consistories of.htm

Caesarea. Strato's Tower.
... came to a clean place, he again betook himself to them." This story is recited Beracoth,
fol.6.1; and there it is said that they walked in the palace of Zippor ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 57 caesarea stratos tower.htm

Tsippor
... Zipporin with Zain is once writ in the Jerusalem Talmud; one would suspect it to
be this city: "When R. Akibah went to Zippor, they came to him, and asked, Are ...
/.../lightfoot/from the talmud and hebraica/chapter 82 tsippor.htm

Thesaurus
Zippor (7 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ZIPPOR. ...Zippor (7 Occurrences). Numbers 22:2 Balak
the son of Zippor saw all that Israel had done to the Amorites. ...
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Balak (42 Occurrences)
... Empty; spoiler, a son of Zippor, and king of the Moabites (Numbers 22:2, 4). From
fear of the Israelites, who were encamped near the confines of his territory ...
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Zipporah (3 Occurrences)

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Balaam (62 Occurrences)
... Numbers 22:10 Balaam said to God, "Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, has sent
to me, saying, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
/b/balaam.htm - 38k

Moabites (26 Occurrences)
... But when Balak son of Zippor, king of Moab, saw what a powerful people was settling
on his border, he made alliance with the Midianites against them and called ...
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Moab (162 Occurrences)
... But when Balak son of Zippor, king of Moab, saw what a powerful people was settling
on his border, he made alliance with the Midianites against them and called ...
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Ziphron (1 Occurrence)

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Oracle (57 Occurrences)
... Come, defy Israel. (See NIV). Numbers 23:18 He took up his parable, and said, "Rise
up, Balak, and hear! Listen to me, you son of Zippor. (See NIV). ...
/o/oracle.htm - 26k

Licketh (1 Occurrence)
... the ox licketh up the grass of the field. And Balak the son of Zippor was
king of the Moabites at that time. (KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT). ...
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Lick (8 Occurrences)
... to the elders of Midian, "Now this multitude will lick up all that is around us,
as the ox licks up the grass of the field." Balak the son of Zippor was king ...
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Concordance
Zippor (7 Occurrences)

Numbers 22:2
Balak the son of Zippor saw all that Israel had done to the Amorites.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 22:4
Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now this multitude will lick up all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field." Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 22:10
Balaam said to God, "Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, has sent to me, saying,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 22:16
They came to Balaam, and said to him, "Thus says Balak the son of Zippor,'Please let nothing hinder you from coming to me:
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 23:18
He took up his parable, and said, "Rise up, Balak, and hear! Listen to me, you son of Zippor.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Joshua 24:9
Then Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, arose and fought against Israel. He sent and called Balaam the son of Beor to curse you;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Judges 11:25
Now are you anything better than Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab? Did he ever strive against Israel, or did he ever fight against them?
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Zippor

Zippor: Father of Balak

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