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Baal-Hazor
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hazor
Baal-Hazor (בַּעַל חָצוֹר‎, ba'al chatsor). A village located in the territory of Ephraim at Jebel el-Asur, northeast of Bethel (2 Sam 13:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hazor (Place)
BAAL-HAZOR (PLACE) [Heb baʿal ḥāṣôr (בַּעַל חָצֹור)]. A location near the town of EPHRAIM (2 Sam 13:23) where ABSALOM held a sheepshearing celebration at which he had his brother AMNON murdered for having raped his half-sister TAMAR (2 Sam 13:24–29). The generally accepted location of the place is
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baal-hazor
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
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
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
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
Baal-Hazor
BAAL-HAZOR. A height NE of Bethel where Absalom apparently had a farm and invited the other sons of David to a festival. Ammon was slain by the servants according to Absalom’s plans (2 Sam 13:23–29).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Baal-Hazor
BAAL-HAZOR. A mountain 1,016 m high, 9 km NNE of Bethel, mod. Jebel el-‘Aṣûr. Absalom gathered his half-brothers to this mountain, perhaps to a settlement of the same name at its foot, at sheep-shearing time and killed Amnon (2 Sa. 13:23). (*Ophrah.)A. R. Millard.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baal-Hazor
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
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
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
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