Geographic Border Locations:


    The name means "of a well" or "cypress grove".  It may be the same as Chun/Cun.  Ezekiel places it on the north border of The Promised Land.  Some have tried to identify it with Beirut, but the scriptural context requires a location farther north.  Others have identified it with the modern village of Bereitan south of Baalbek, but the scriptural context again requires a location farther north.  Others have more accurately located it at the Wadi Brissa on the eastern slope of the north Lebanon Mountains.  Today in Lebanon, near the border with Syria, the village of Braisseh sits in a mountain pass on this wadi.  Braisseh is north of the city of Hermel, which is located on the west side of the Orontes River in Lebanon.  

2Sm 8:8
From Betah and from Berothai, cities of Hadadezer, king David took exceeding much brass.

1Ch 18:8
From Tibhath and from Cun, cities of Hadadezer, David took very much brass, with which Solomon made the bronze sea, and the pillars, and the vessels of brass.

Ezk 47:16
Hamath, Berothah, Sibraim, which is between the border of Damascus and the border of Hamath; Hazer Hatticon, which is by the border of Hauran.



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