Baal

Ba"al

(b"l), n.;
Heb. pl. Baalim (-m).
[Heb. ba'al lord.] 1. (Myth.) The supreme male divinity of the Phoenician and Canaanitish nations.
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The name of this god occurs in the Old Testament and elsewhere with qualifying epithets subjoined, answering to the different ideas of his character; as, Baal-berith (the Covenant Baal), Baal-zebub (Baal of the fly).
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2. pl. The whole class of divinities to whom the name Baal was applied. Judges x. 6.
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