master; lord

geographical. This word occurs as the prefix or suffix to the names of several places in Palestine, some of which are as follows: + BAAL a town of Simeon, named only in (1 Chronicles 4:33) which from the parallel list in (Joshua 19:8) seems to have been identical with BAALATH-BEER. + [223]Baalah (mistress). A. Another […]

-1. An idol of the Phoenicians, god of the sun .The Israelites wickedly worshiped in the time of the judges Jud 2:10-23; 1Sa 7:3,4 .By the kingdom of Israel 2Ki 17:16; Jer 23:13; Ho 1; 2; 13:1 .Under Ahab 1Ki 16:31-33; 18:18; 19:18 .Under Jehoram 2Ki 3:2 .By the Jews 2Ki 21:3; 2Ch 22:2-4; 24:7; […]

Lord. (1.) The name appropriated to the principal male god of the Phoenicians. It is found in several places in the plural BAALIM (Judg. 2:11; 10:10; 1 Kings 18:18; Jer. 2:23; Hos. 2:17). Baal is identified with Molech (Jer. 19:5). It was known to the Israelites as Baal-peor (Num. 25:3; Deut. 4:3), was worshipped till […]