Beelzebub to Ben-hur
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Beelzebub (Baalzebub)
Dung god, lord of the house
Strong's #G954

References
Matthew 10:25, 12:24, 27, Mark 3:22, Luke 11:15 - 19

Additional Study:

Beerelim
Well of God (heroes)
Strong's #H879

Well located east of the Jordan River in the land of Moab.

References
Isaiah 15:8

Beeri
Fountained, my well
Strong's #H882

References
Genesis 26:34, Hosea 1:1

Beerlahairoi
Well of the Living One seeing me, well of Living One my Seer
Strong's #H883

Name given to a well by Hagar, Abraham's concubine, when an angel appeared to her announcing she was pregnant with Ishmael.

References
Genesis 16:14

Beeroth
Wells
Strong's #H881

References
Deuteronomy 10:6, Joshua 9:17, 18:25, 2Samuel 4:2, Ezra 2:25, Nehemiah 7:29

Beersheba
Read our dedicated article.

Bekah
A section (half of a shekel)
Strong's #H1235

References
Exodus 38:26

Bela
Read our dedicated article.

Belial
Worthlessness, without profit, wicked
Strong's #H1100, #G955

Belial is an Old Testament word used to describe a human who is considered worthless or no good. Belial is also used to describe Satan the devil (2Corinthians 6:15).

References
Deuteronomy 13:13, Judges 19:22, 20:13, 1Samuel 1:16, 2:12, 10:27, 25:17, 25, 30:22, 2Samuel 16:7, 20:1, 23:6, 1Kings 21:10, 13, 2Chronicles 13:7, 2Corinthians 6:15

Additional Study:

Belshazzar
Bel protect the king
Strong's #H1113

Belshazzar, the son of King Nabonidus, co-reigned over the Babylonian empire with his father starting in 553 B.C. In 539, he holds a great feast for one thousand of his nobles (Daniel 5:1).

During the feast the fingers of a man's hand miraculously appears near one of the hall's walls. The supernatural manifestation then writes on the wall, "Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin" (Daniel 5:25). The prophet Daniel is called upon to interpret the mysterious words. Discover the meaning of these words in our article on the Handwriting on the Wall!

References
Daniel 5, 7:1, 8:1

Additional Study:

Belteshazzar
Lord of the straitened's treasure
Strong's #H1095

Belteshazzar was the Babylonian name given to the prophet Daniel.

References
Daniel 1:7, 2:26, 4:8 - 9, 18 - 19, 5:12, 10:1

Ben
Son
Strong's #H1122

References
1Chronicles 15:18

Ben-hur
Son of hur, son of whiteness
Strong's #H1122, #H1133

Ben-hur, found only in 1Kings 4:8 as "the son of Hur," was the first of twelve district supervisors listed for King Solomon. Each supervisor had the task of overseeing a particular area of Israel (for Ben-hur this was mount Ephraim) and insuring, for one month of the year, that supplies were provided for the royal court.

References
1Kings 4:7 - 8

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