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Baal (descendant of Benjamin)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baal, Son of Jeiel
Baal, Son of Jeiel (בַּ֫עַל‎, ba'al). In addition to being described as Jeiel’s son with Maacah, Baal is also described as a descendant of Benjamin in the genealogy of Saul (1 Chr 8:30; 9:36).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baal (Person)
BAAL (PERSON) [Heb baʿal (בַּעַל)]. This name is shared by 2 people in the Hebrew Bible, both preexilic figures mentioned only in 1 Chronicles. The name’s interpretation is debated: some understand it as a reference to the Syro-Canaanite deity Baal (IPN 120–22), while others claim that baʿal is “master,”
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baal (Person)
Baal (Person). 1. Reubenite, the son of Reaiah and the father of Beerah (1 Chr 5:5).2. Benjamite and one of the ten sons borne to Jeiel, the father of Gibeon, by Maacah his wife. His brother was Kish, the father of Saul (1 Chr 8:30; 9:36).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baal (descendant of Benjamin)
2. The fourth of ten sons of Jeiel, father and founder of Gibeon. His mother was Maacah, his brother Kish the father of Saul (1 Ch. 8:29f; 9:35f, 39; cf. 1 S. 14:50f).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baal (Person)
BAAL (Person)1. Reubenite, the son of Reaiah and the father of Beerah (1 Chr 5:5).2. Benjaminite and one of the ten sons born to Jeiel, the father of Gibeon, by Maacah his wife. His brother was Kish, the father of Saul (1 Chr 8:30; 9:36).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baal (Person)
Baal (Heb. baʿal) (PERSON)1. A Reubenite and descendant of Joel who lived before the deportation of the 10 northern tribes (1 Chr. 5:5).2. A Benjaminite, the fourth son of Jeiel, a Gibeonite ancestor of Saul (1 Chr. 8:30; 9:36).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Baal
Ba´al (lord).1. A Reubenite. 1 Chron. 5:5.2. The son of Jehiel, and grandfather of Saul. 1 Chron. 8:30; 9:36.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Baal
BA´AL (bāʹal; Heb. ba˓al, “lord, possessor”).1. A common name for god among the Phoenicians; also the name of their chief male god. See Gods, False.2. The word is used of the master of a house (Ex. 22:7; Judg. 19:22), of a landowner (Job 31:39), of an owner of cattle (Ex. 21:28; Isa. 1:3), and so
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Baal
BAAL [BAY uhl] (lord, master) — the name of one or more false gods, a place, and two people in the Old Testament:1. A fertility and nature god of the Canaanites and Phoenicians. Also see Gods, Pagan.2. A city in the tribe of Simeon (1 Chr. 4:33), the same place as Baalath Beer (Josh. 19:8).3. A descendant
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BAAL (2)
BAAL (2)<ba’-al> בַּעַל‎ [bàal], “lord,” “master,” “possessor”):1. A descendant of Reuben, Jacob’s first-born son, and the father of Beerah, prince of the Reubenitcs, “whom Tiglath-pileser (1 Chronicles 5:5, 6) king of Assyria carried away captive.”2. The fourth of ten sons of Jeiel (King
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Baal
Baal [Bay-al](Hebrew origin: Canaanite god; master; possessor; husband)(Numbers 22:41). Baal was the god of the Canaanites and the Phoenicians. The cult of Baal remained widespread, throughout the period of the First Temple, and was aggressively denounced by the prophets. Through the influence of Queen
See also
Relatives
Jeiel Father
Kish Brother
Zechariah Brother
Nadab Brother
Zur Brother
Gedor Brother
Ahio Brother
Mikloth Brother
Abdon Brother
Shimeah Nephew