Baal to Baasha
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Baal
Lord
Strong's #H1168

Baal is the name of a Canaanite pagan deity.

References
Numbers 22:41, Judges 2:13, 6:25 - 32, 1Kings 16:31 - 32, 18:19 - 40, etc.

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Baalah
Mistress
Strong's #H1173

Baalah is the name of a mountain on the tribe of Judah's northern border. It is also another name for the city of Kirjath-jearim (Kiriath-jearim). For more information, please see our article dedicated to discussing Kirjath-jearim.

References
Joshua 15:9 - 11, 29, 1Chronicles 13:6

Baalath
Mistress
Strong's #H1191

Baalath was a city within the tribe of Dan's inheritance in Canaan.

References
Joshua 19:44, 1Kings 9:18, 2Chronicles 8:6

Baalathbeer
Mistress of the well
Strong's #H1192

Baalathbeer was a city within the land inheritance given to the tribe of Simeon.

References
Joshua 19:8

Baalberith
Lord (Baal) of the covenant
Strong's #H1170

Baalberith is the name of a Canaanite pagan deity.

References
Judges 8:33, 9:4

Baale
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Baalgad
Lord (Baal) of fortune
Strong's #H1171

Baalgad was a city located near Mount Hermon known for worshipping Baal.

References
Joshua 11:17, 12:7, 13:5

Baalhamon
Lord possesor of abundance, possessor of a multitude
Strong's #H1174

Baalhamon was the location of King Solomon's vineyard.

References
Songs of Solomon 8:11

Baalhazor
Possessor (lord) of a village
Strong's #H1178

Baalhazor is where King David's son Absalom held a celebration in order to draw his brother Amnon away from Jerusalem. The purpose of the celebration was to give Absalom an opportunity to kill his brother.

References
2Samuel 13:23

Baalhermon
Lord of destruction, possessor of Hermon
Strong's #H1179

Baalhermon is the name of a mountain located within the territory given to the tribe of Manasseh. This mount, located near Mount Hermon, was one of the main locations for worshipping the pagan god Baal.

References
Judges 3:3, 1Chronicles 5:23

Baalim
Lord
Strong's #H1168

Baalim is the Hebrew plural of Baal.

References
Judges 2:11, 3:7, 8:33, 10:6, 10, 1Samuel 7:4, 12:10, 1Kings 18:18, etc.

Baalis
In exultation, lord of the banner
Strong's #H1185

Baalis was the king of the Ammonites during the time of Jeremiah the prophet.

References
Jeremiah 40:14

Baalmeon
Lord (Baal) of the habitation
Strong's #H1186

Baalmeon was a city within the tribe of Reuben's territory.

References
Numbers 32:38, 1Chronicles 5:8, Ezekiel 25:9

Baalpeor
Lord of the gap
Strong's #H1187

Pagan Moabite deity worshipped by the ancient Israelites.

References
Numbers 25:3, 5, Deuteronomy 4:3, Psalm 106:28, Hosea 9:10

Baalperazim
Lord of the breaks, possessor of breaches
Strong's #H1188

Baalperazim is likely the same location as Mount Perazim mentioned in Isaiah 28:21. Baalperazim is where David, after being accepted as king by all of Israel's tribes, experienced his first military victory over the Philistines.

References
2Samuel 5:20, 1Chronicles 14:11, Isaiah 28:21

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Baalshalisha
Baal of Shalishah, thrice-great lord
Strong's #H1190

Baalshalisha was a city within Ephraim's territory in Israel.

References
2Kings 4:42

Baaltamar
Lord of the palms, possessor of the palm tre
Strong's #H1193

Baaltamar was a city near Gibeah where eleven of Israel's tribes slaughtered the tribe of Benjamin for its sin of knowingly harboring a gang of murderers.

References
Judges 20:33

Baalzephon
Lord of the north, Baal of winter
Strong's #H1189

Location near the Red Sea where the Egyptian army was miraculously destroyed by God when they pursued the fleeing Israelites.

References
Exodus 14:2, 9, Numbers 33:7

Baanah
In affliction
Strong's #H1196

References
2Samuel 4, 23:29, 1Kings 4:16, 1Chronicles 11:30, Ezra 2:2, Nehemiah 7:7, 10:27

Baasha
Wicked, to stink, offensiveness
Strong's #H1201

Baasha, the third king over the Kingdom of Israel (the northern ten tribes), ruled from 908 to 886 B.C. He ascended to the throne after murdering Israel's second monarch named Nadab. His bloody reign, during which he killed all those of the royal household (1Kings 15:27 - 29), was ultimately halted by God.

References
1Kings 15 - 16, 21:22, 2Kings 9:9, 2Chronicles 16, Jeremiah 41:9

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