King James Bible Dictionary




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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

Pure, a city on the east of Jordan (Numbers 32:3); probably the same as Beth-nimrah (Joshua 13:27). It has been identified with the Nahr Nimrin, at one of the fords of Jordan, not far from Jericho.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

Nimrim, leopard; bitterness; rebellion

Naves Topical Index

A city in Gad.
Numbers 32:3

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(limpid, pure), a place mentioned by this name in (Numbers 32:3) only. If it is the same as BETU-NIMRAH, ver. 36, it belonged to the tribe of Gad. It was ten miles north of the Dead Sea and three miles east of the Jordan, in the hill of Nimrim.