ba’al בַּעַל

Strong’s Concordance: H1168

Hebrew Letters: בעל (Bet-Ayin-Lamed).

Part of speech: Masculine proper Noun


A. Name of pagan Canaanite deity Baal; Lord. When used with the definite article, it means “the god Baal” pagan god served by ancient cultures, including the Israelites (Judges 2:11-13; 1 Kings 18:18-21), the Canaanites, and the Philistines (Hosea 2:8-10; Numbers 25:3).Occurs also in the plural Baalim for the many manifestations of Baal worship.

B. A proper noun naming a city of the tribe of Simeon (1 Chronicles 4:33).

C. Masculine proper noun of a name of a descendant of Benjamin(1 Chronicles 8:30) from the line that produced King Saul (1 Chronicles 9:36).

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