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Becher (bēˈkər) [key], in the Bible. 1 Son of Benjamin. In First Chronicles "his first-born" should perhaps be read "Becher"; cf. Bocheru. See Bichri. 2 Son of Ephraim. His descendants are called Bachrites. He also appears as Bered.

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