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Baal-Gad
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baal-Gad
Baal-Gad (בַּ֫עַל גָּד‎, ba'al gad). A city in the Valley of Lebanon conquered by Joshua, but later listed among land yet to be possessed (Josh 11:17; Josh 12:7; Josh 13:5).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Gad (Place)
BAAL-GAD (PLACE) [Heb baʿal gād (בַּעַל גָּד)]. A Canaanite city in the valley of Lebanon below Mount Hermon (Josh 11:17). It was the N point of the territory conquered by Joshua, beyond which lay the land that remained unconquered (Josh 13:5). When describing this same region, Judges uses the name
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baal-gad
Baal-gad. Site in the valley of Lebanon at the foot of Mt Hermon marking the northern border of Joshua’s conquest of Canaan (Jos 11:17; 12:7; 13:5).See Hermon, Mount.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baal-Gad
Baal-Gad bāl-gadʹ [Heb. ba‘al gāḏ; Gk. Balagada, Balgad]. A place in the valley of Lebanon, under Mt. Hermon, the northern limit of Joshua’s conquest of Canaan (Josh. 11:17). This passage definitely locates it in the valley between the Lebanons, W or NW of Hermon. It must not be confused with Baal-hermon.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Gad
BAAL-GAD Site in the valley of Lebanon at the foot of Mt Hermon marking the northern border of Joshua’s conquest of Canaan (Jos 11:17; 12:7; 13:5). See Hermon, Mount.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baal-Gad
Baal-gad (bay´uhl-gad´, bah´uhl-gad´), a Canaanite town in the Valley of Lebanon, below Mount Hermon. It is probably to be identified with modern Hasbaiya or modern Banias (Caesarea Philippi of the first century ce). In the book of Joshua, Baal-gad seems to mark the northern limit of Joshua’s conquests
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Baal-Gad
BAAL-GAD. Located in the valley of Lebanon, near Mount Hermon, marking the northern boundary of Joshua’s conquests (Josh 11:17; 12:7; 13:5). May have been where Gad, the god of fortune, was worshiped. Site unknown.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Baal-Gad
BAAL-GAD. The N limit of Israelite conquest lying at the foot of and to the W of Mt Hermon (Jos. 11:17; 13:5; 21:7). It may be Hasbeiyah (so F. M. Abel, Giographie de la Palestine, 2, 1938, p. 258) or Tell Hauš (so GTT, 509), 19 km farther N, both in the Wadi et-Teim. Archaeological evidence favours
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baal-Gad
Baal-Gad (Heb. baʿal gāḏ)A Canaanite town marking the northern boundary of Joshua’s conquests (Josh. 11:17; 12:7; 13:5). The king list in Josh. 12 implicitly includes Baal-gad within the territory of Og, king of Bashan. The town is located “below Mt. Hermon” and may have occupied the site of modern
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Baal-Gad
Baal-Gad [bāl gădˊ] (Heb.ba˓al-gāḏ “lord of good fortune”). A place near Mt. Hermon (Josh. 11:17; 12:7; 13:5), perhaps contemporary Hasbeiyah, but more probably Tell Haus, 20 km. (12.4 mi.) to the north—both at the Wâdī et-Teim].
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Baal-Gad
BAAL-GAD בעל גדI. A location on the northern border of the allotments of the twelve tribes (Josh 11:17; 12:7; 13:5). Perhaps Baal should be taken as the name of the god and gad as an appellative (‘Baal is fortune’) rather than the other way round (‘Lord Gad’). Gad is known both from place names (Migdal-gad)
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Baal-Gad
BAAL-GAD A Canaanite town near Mount Hermon that marked the farthest extent in the north of the conquests of Joshua (Josh 11:17; 12:7; 13:5).
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