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Baal-Hermon
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hermon (Place)
BAAL-HERMON (PLACE) [Heb baʿal ḥermôn (בַּעַל חֶרְמֹון)]. A border point on the land inhabited by the Hivites (Judg 3:3) and intended for the half-tribe of Manasseh on the E side of the Jordan River (1 Chr 5:23). The Deuteronomistic historian concludes that the sons of Manasseh failed to conquer the
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baal-hermon
Baal-hermon. Hivite territory in Transjordan near Mt Hermon, not captured in the Israelite conquest. It was one of the regions God wanted to use to test the younger generation of Israel (Jgs 3:1–6). Baal-hermon may refer to a place on the mountain. It seems to be another name for Baal-gad (Jos 13:5).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baal-Hermon
Baal-Hermon bāl-hûrʹmən [Heb. ba‘al ḥermôn]. A place named in the description of the half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Ch. 5:23), E of the upper Jordan Valley and near Mt. Hermon. In Jgs. 3:3 “Mount Baal-hermon” is named as one of the limits of the Hivites. However, in Josh. 13:5, which seems to be a parallel
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hermon
BAAL-HERMON Hivite territory in Transjordan near Mt Hermon, not captured in the Israelite conquest. It was one of the regions God wanted to use to test the younger generation of Israel (Jgs 3:1–6). Baal-hermon may refer to a place on the mountain. It seems to be another name for Baal-gad (Jos 13:5).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baal-Hermon
Baal-hermon (bay´uhl-huhr´muhn, bah´uhl-huhr´muhn; Heb., “baal [lord] of Hermon”), a Hivite town (Judg. 3:3) on the north border of Manasseh’s tribal land (1 Chron. 5:23). Some scholars consider it identical to Baal-gad (Josh. 11:17; 12:7; 13:5). If so, it was situated somewhere on the western side of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Baal-Hermon
BAAL-HERMON. A height near Mount Hermon on the N border of Manasseh, E of the Jordan. It was not captured by the Israelite conquest (Jdg 3:3; 1 Chr 5:23).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baal-Hermon
Baal-Hermon (Heb. baʿal ḥermôn)A place in the Lebanon Mountains occupied by the Hivites (Judg. 3:3) and assigned to the half-tribe of Manasseh (1 Chr. 5:23). It is likely a Hivite town or shrine on the slopes or in the foothills of the Hermon massif. Although the site of Baal-hermon has not been identified,
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Baal-Hermon
BAAL-HERMON בעל חרמוןI. A location on the northern border of the allotments of the twelve tribes (Judg 3:3; 1 Chr 5:23). It seems that →Baal should be construed as the name of a god, i.e., ‘Baal of →Hermon’. Hermon is identical with Jebel esh-Sheikh, the southern peak of the Anti-Lebanon (Deut 3:8;
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hermon
BA´AL-HER´MON (bāʹal herʹmon; “lord of Hermon”).1. A city of Ephraim near Mt. Hermon (1 Chron. 5:23). Probably identical with Baal-gad (Josh. 11:17).2. A mountain E of Lebanon (Judg. 3:3), from which the Israelites were unable to expel the Hivites. “Baal-hermon is only another name for Baal-gad, the
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hermon
Baal-Hermonlord of Hermon. (1.) A city near Mount Hermon inhabited by the Ephraimites (1 Chr. 5:23). Probably identical with Baal-gad (Josh. 11:17).(2.) A mountain east of Lebanon (Judg. 3:3). Probably it may be the same as Mount Hermon, or one of its three peaks.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Baal-Hermon
Baal-HermonBaal-hermon (bayʹuhl-huhrʹmuhn; Heb., ‘Baal of Hermon’), a Hivite town (Judg. 3:3) on the north border of Manasseh’s tribal land (1 Chron. 5:23). Some scholars consider it identical to Baal-gad (Josh. 11:17; 12:7; 13:5). If so, it was situated somewhere on the western side of Mount Hermon
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