Bethsur - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a town in Judaea, the site of Judas' defeat of Lysias
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+ Beth-zur , Bethsura
Judas defeats a Syrian force led by Lysias at Bethsur.
Simon captures Bethsur.
Idumaea and encamped at Beth-zur, and Judas met them with
high walls as before, and also Beth-zur, his city. When
1Macc_* 9-11 *
fortified the city of Beth-zur, and Gazara, and the cit
ruled over Gazara and Beth-zur and the citadel, & and
Judaea, he approached Beth-zur, which was a fortified
19 He advanced against Beth-zur, a strong fortress of
to the hill country of Bethsura, a village of Judaea,
fortified the city Bethsura, that it might serve as a cita
Joseph:AJ_* 12.367-370 *
ence went up to the city Bethsura, a city that was strong,
sent part of his army to Bethsura, to besiege it, and with
but the inhabitants of Bethsura were terrified at his
that were in the city Bethsura, and those that were in
and then sat down before Bethsura, and besieged it, that
engines of war against Bethsura, and was very earnest
arts. He then took Bethsura, which was a small city; but
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