Baal (descendant of Benjamin)
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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).
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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,”
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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
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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