Baal (בַּעַל, ba'al). The Canaanite storm god and bringer of rain. Chief of the Canaanite pantheon.
Baal, Critical Issues
Baalim (בְּעָלִֽים, be'alim). The Hebrew plural form of the name for the Canaanite deity Baal (Judg 2:11; 1 Sam 7:4). The term is transliterated as “Baalim” by the KJV, appearing 18 times (e.g., 1 Sam 12:10; Jer 2:23). The plural may be used to indicate multiple idols representing Baal, or it may be