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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baal-hazor. Mountain home of King David’s son Absalom. Two years after Amnon raped Absalom’s sister Tamar (Amnon’s half-sister), Absalom invited Amnon and his other brothers to a feast at Baal-hazor at sheepshearing time (2 Sm 13:21–30). During the festivities Absalom got his revenge: he had Amnon killed.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baal-Hazor bāl-hāʹzôr [Heb. ba‘al ḥāṣôr; Gk. Bailasor, Bellasōr]. A place on the property of Absalom where his sheepshearers were gathered, near Ephraim (2 S. 13:23). The sheepshearing was evidently the occasion of a festival, which was attended by Absalom’s brothers. Here he accomplished the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
BAAL-HAZOR Mountain home of King David’s son Absalom. Two years after Amnon raped Absalom’s sister Tamar (Amnon’s half sister), Absalom invited Amnon and his other brothers to a feast at Baal-hazor at sheepshearing time (2 Sm 13:21–30). During the festivities, Absalom got his revenge: he had Amnon killed.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baal-hazor (bay´uhl-hay´zor, bah´uhl-hay´zor; Heb., “baal [lord] of Hazor”), Absalom’s location for shearing sheep (2 Sam. 13:23). It was here that Absalom had his brother Amnon murdered for raping his half sister Tamar. The place should not be confused with the city of Hazor. It was probably modern
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baal-Hazor (Heb. baʿal ḥāṣôr)A mountain where Absalom, the son of King David, held a sheepshearing celebration, at which he had his brother Amnon murdered for raping his half-sister Tamar (2 Sam. 13:23). At the foot of the mountain may have been a settlement with the same name. The location is generally
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hazor [bāl hāˊzôr] (Heb. ba˓al ḥāṣôr “lord” or “Baal of Hazor”). A mountain where Absalom invited his brothers during a sheepshearing festival and killed Anmon (2 Sam. 13:23). At the foot of the mountain may have been a settlement with the same name. The most likely identification is Jebel
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
BAAL-HAZOR The place in Ephraim where Amnon was killed by the servants of Absalom (2 Sam. 13:23 ff.); it is mentioned in 1 Macc. 9:15 by the name of Azoros oros (emended from Azotos oros) as a place to which Judas Maccabaeus pursued Bacchides; also known in the Roman period. Identified with Tell Asur,
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
BAAL-HAZOR בעל חצורI. A location near the town of Ophrah/ʿEphraim (possibly modern eṭ-Ṭaibiyeh) where Absalom kept his sheepshearers and where he assassinated his half-brother Amnon (2 Sam 13:23). It seems that →Baal should be construed as the name of god, i.e., ‘Baal of Hazor’. It is generally identified