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Bosor was an ancient Biblical Levitical city and one of the three Trans-Jordanian Cities of Refuge named in the Mosaic Law. It was located in Gilead, and was conquered by Judas Maccabeus. [1] It is sometimes identified with modern-day Busr el-Bariri.

Josephus commented on its conquest.


  1. ^ 1 Maccabees 5:26, 36

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