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Baal, Baalim

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  • Baal, Baalim — • A word which belongs to the oldest stock of the Semite vocabulary and primarily means lord , owner Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Baal, Baalim     Baal, Baalim      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Baal — Ba al (pronounced: IPA| [baʕal] ; Hebrew: בעל) (ordinarily spelled Baal in English) is a Northwest Semitic title and honorific meaning master or lord that is used for various gods who were patrons of cities in the Levant, cognate to Assyrian Bēlu …   Wikipedia

  • BAAL — Divinité adorée dans de nombreuses communautés du Proche Orient antique, spécialement par les Cananéens, qui semblent en avoir fait un dieu de la fertilité. Le terme sémitique baal (en hébreu, ba‘al ) signifiait «possesseur» ou «seigneur», bien… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Baalim — ( idols; masters; false gods ), plural of Baal. Also refers to images of the god Baal. Baal was a Phoenician god.References* [http://bible.cc/judges/2 11.htm Judges 2:11] * [http://bible.cc/judges/10 10.htm Judges 10:10] * [http://bible.cc/1… …   Wikipedia

  • Baalim — Baal Ba al (b[=a] al), n.; Heb. pl. {Baalim} ( [i^]m). [Heb. ba al lord.] 1. (Myth.) The supreme male divinity of the Phoenician and Canaanitish nations. [1913 Webster] Note: The name of this god occurs in the Old Testament and elsewhere with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • BAAL-BERITH — (Heb. בַּעַל בְּרִית; Lord of Covenant ), the name of the deity worshiped in the earliest Israelite period at the Temple of Shechem (Judg. 9:4). That temple was destroyed in the 12th century B.C.E. by abimelech , the half Shechemite son of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Baal — (hebr.; assyr. babylon. Bel, »Herr«, »Besitzer«; Mehrzahl Baalim; weiblich Baalat), bei den westl. Semiten Bezeichnung für Lokalgötter. Unter den Baalim wurde namentlich der B. von Tyrus seit dem 9. Jahrh. in Israel und Juda vielfach verehrt, was …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Baal — Ba al (b[=a] al), n.; Heb. pl. {Baalim} ( [i^]m). [Heb. ba al lord.] 1. (Myth.) The supreme male divinity of the Phoenician and Canaanitish nations. [1913 Webster] Note: The name of this god occurs in the Old Testament and elsewhere with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Baal-berith — was the god of the Canaanite city. His temple was destroyed when Abimelech quelled the rising of his fickle subjects (Jud. iX. 4, 46). The name denotes a form of Ba al worship prevailing in Israel, according to the Book of Judges (viii. 33), and… …   Wikipedia

  • Baal-hanan ben Achbor — was a king of Edom mentioned in the Bible, in . He succeeded Saul of Rehoboth in the apparently elective kingship of the early Edomites. His name, which means Baal is gracious , may indicate that the cult of the Baalim existed in Edom.He is… …   Wikipedia

  • Baal — [bā′əl] n. pl. Baalim [bā′əlim] or Baals [LL < Heb baal] 1. among some ancient Semitic peoples, orig., any of a number of local fertility gods; later, a chief god 2. a false god; idol Baalism n. Baalite [bā′əlīt΄] n …   English World dictionary

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