first-born; a youth, the second son of Benjamin (Gen. 46:21), who came down to Egypt with Jacob. It is probable that he married an Ephraimitish heiress, and that his descendants were consequently reckoned among the tribe of Ephraim (Num. 26:35; 1 Chr. 7:20, 21). They are not reckoned among the descendants of Benjamin (Num. 26:38).
becher had gone to New Orleans, and the rest gradually dispersed to all quarters of the compass.
There is an outrush of something, said becher and Stahl, and this something is the "principle of fire."
Colonel becher was 256 shot through the right arm, and Captain Daly badly hit through the shoulder.
becher afterwards tried the States-General of Holland, with no better success.
Im becher ersaufen mehr als im Meer—More are drowned in the wine-cup than in the sea.
becher boasts of having introduced the loom at Vienna, and of having first constructed looms of wood.
So determined had he been to find becher, that he had himself gone out during the night with Sergt.
That he had some notice of what was to be expected from that quarter, appears by the following letter to his friend, Mr. becher.
"Perhaps they are not so far yet," said becher, who had now also arrived.
He had told us to apply to becher for assistance, but from what we heard of that officer, it did not seem likely he would help us.