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Besor (Hebrew: נחל בשור, Nahal Besor), meaning 'glad news', 'cheerful', is a wadi in southern Israel. The stream begins at Mount Boker (near Sde Boker), and spills into the Mediterranean Sea near Deir al-Balah in the Gaza Strip, where it is called Wadi Gaza.
In the Old Testament Besor was a ravine or brook in the extreme south-west of Judah, where 200 of David's men stayed behind because they were faint, while the other 400 pursued the Amalekites ( , 30:21). Probably south of Gaza.
There is a geographical region usually referred to as Besor, stretching from the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip to kibbutz Urim in the south. It is a plain at an elevation of about 70–80 m above sea level.
List of tributaries
From south to north:
- HaRo'e Stream
- Boker Stream
- Mesora Stream
- Zalzal Stream
- Revivim Stream
- Atadim Stream
- Beersheba Stream
- Grar Stream
- Assaf Stream
- Amar Stream
- Sahaf Stream
- Wadi Abu Katrun
Some or all of this article is forked from Wikipedia. The original article was at Besor Stream. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. This entry incorporates text from the public domain Easton's Bible Dictionary, originally published in 1897.