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Baal-Perazim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Baal-Perazim
Baal-Perazim (בַּעַל פְּרָצִים‎, ba'al peratsim). A village where David had his first victory over the Philistine army (2 Sam 5:18–20; 1 Chr 14:11).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Perazim (Place)
BAAL-PERAZIM (PLACE) [Heb baʿal pĕrāṣı̂m (בַּעַל פְּרָצִים)]. The place where David had his first victory over the Philistine army after moving his capital from Hebron to Jerusalem (2 Sam 5:18–20; 1 Chr 14:9–11). It is identified with “Mount Perazim” (Heb ha Pĕrāṣı̂m) in Isa 28:21. Thus Baal-perazim
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baal-perazim
Baal-perazim. Location near Jerusalem of a battle in which Israel’s newly anointed King David defeated the Philistines (2 Sm 5:20; 1 Chr 14:11). David named the area Baal-perazim to commemorate the Lord’s “breaking through” his enemies, since the phrase means the “lord of breaking through.” A prophetic
Perazim, Mount
Perazim, Mount. Mountain mentioned in Isaiah 28:21, apparently near Baal-perazim, the “Baal of Breaches,” where David defeated the Philistines. From the context of 2 Samuel 5:20, this battleground was evidently located in the Valley of Rephaim, southwest of Jerusalem.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Baal-Perazim
Baal-Perazim bāl-pə-rāʹzim [Heb. ba‘al-perāṣîm—‘lord of breakings through’; Gk. Baal pharasein]. The place in or near the valley of Rephaim where David obtained a signal victory over the Philistines soon after he was anointed king (2 S. 5:20; 1 Ch. 14:11). The Mt. Perazim mentioned in Isa. 28:21
Perazim
Perazim pə-rāʹzim [Heb. perāṣîm—‘bursting forth’ (BDB, p. 829)]. A mountain mentioned only in Isaiah’s prophecy of judgment upon the rulers of Jerusalem (28:21). It may be identified with Baal-perazim (1 Ch. 14:11), where after defeating the Philistines David said, “the Lord has broken through
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Baal-Perazim
BAAL-PERAZIM Location near Jerusalem of a battle in which Israel’s newly anointed King David defeated the Philistines (2 Sm 5:20; 1 Chr 14:11). David named the area Baal-perazim to commemorate the Lord’s “breaking through” his enemies, since the phrase means the “lord of breaking through.” A prophetic
Perazim, Mount
PERAZIM, MOUNT Mountain mentioned in Isaiah 28:21, apparently near Baal-perazim, the “Baal of Breaches,” where David defeated the Philistines. From the context of 2 Samuel 5:20, this battleground was evidently located in the valley of Rephaim, southwest of Jerusalem.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Baal-Perazim
Baal-perazim (bay´uhl-pi-ray´zim, bah´uhl-pi-ray´zim; Heb., “baal [lord] of bursting forth”), the site of David’s victory over the Philistine army after he became king (2 Sam. 5:20; 1 Chron. 14:11). David is said to have named the place, because the Lord “burst forth” against his enemies there. The location
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Baal-Perazim
BAAL-PERAZIM. A place near the valley of Rephaim where David won a victory over the Philistines shortly after he became king of Israel (2 Sam 5:18–20; 1 Chr 14:9–11; Isa 28:21). See Perazim, Mount of.
Perazim, Mount
PERAZIM, MOUNT. A place near the valley of Rephaim (Isa 28:21), remembered for the victory by David over the Philistines (2 Sam 5:20) at Baal-perazim (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baal-Perazim
Baal-Perazim (Heb. baʿal pĕrāṣɩ̂m)The location of David’s victory over the Philistine army after he was established as king over the entire nation (2 Sam. 5:20 = 1 Chr. 14:11). Although not precisely located, the site is most likely above the valley of Rephaim, SW of Jerusalem (cf. Mt. Perazim in
Perazim, Mount
Perazim (Heb. Pĕrāṣɩ̂m), MountA mountain named in Isaiah’s oracle against the leaders of Jerusalem (Isa. 28:21).See Baal-perazim.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Baal-Perazim
Baal-Perazim [bāl pĭ rāˊzĭm] (Heb. ba˓al-perāṣîm “baal [“lord”] of the breakthroughs”). A place near Jerusalem at the valley of Rephaim where David defeated the Philistines (2 Sam. 5:20 par. 1 Chr. 14:11). The Mt. Perazim mentioned in Isa. 28:21 is an allusion to this event.
Perazim, Mount
PERAZIM [pə rāˊzĭm], MOUNT (Heb. har-perāṣîm). A mountain named in Isaiah’s oracle against the leaders of Jerusalem (Isa. 28:21). See Baal-Perazim.
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Baal-Perazim
BAAL-PERAZIM בעל-פרציםI. A location south of Jerusalem, on the way to Bethlehem, where David won his first victory over the Philistines (2 Sam 5:18–20; 1 Chr 14:9–11). In the story the naming of the place is assigned to David and explained thus: “Yahweh broke (pāraṣ) through my enemies before me,
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Baal-Perazim
BAAL-PERAZIM A site southwest of Jerusalem where David won a major victory over the Philistines (2 Sam 5:20; 1 Chr 14:11). The triumph helped solidify David’s position as king.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Perazim
Per´azim (a breach), Mount, a name which occurs in Isa. 28:21 only—unless the place which it designates is identical with the Baal-perazim mentioned as the scene of one of David’s victories over the Philistines, which was in the valley of Rephaim, south of Jerusalem, on the road to Bethlehem.
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