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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Baal-zephon. Area opposite the Israelites’ encampment just before they crossed the Red Sea (Ex 14:2, 9; Nm 33:7). The exact location of Baal-zephon is unknown but probably was in NE Egypt. The name means “lord of the north,” and a shrine to a Semitic deity was presumably located there. The god Baal-zephon
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
BAAL-ZEPHON Area opposite the Israelites’ encampment just before they crossed the Red Sea (Ex 14:2, 9; Nm 33:7). The exact location of Baal-zephon is unknown but probably was in northeast Egypt. The name means “lord of the north,” and a shrine to a Semitic deity was presumably located there. The god
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Baal-Zephon (Heb. baʿal ṣĕp̱ôn)“Lord of the North,” another name for Baal, the Canaanite storm-god. Baal-zephon has been compared to the Greek Zeus-casius; both were patrons of ships and sailors.Baal-zephon probably refers to a city which had a temple dedicated to the god, and most likely a seaport.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
BAAL-ZEPHON A place in Egypt close to the spot where the Red Sea was divided (Exod. 14:2, 9, 16; Num. 33:7–8). Identification of this site depends upon the actual route taken by the Israelites on their journey from Egypt to the land of Canaan According to those who favor a northerly route, Baal-Zephon
Catholic Bible Dictionary
BAAL-ZEPHON A town to which the Israelites were directed during their flight from Egypt (Exod 14:1–2), near the third encampment of the Exodus journey (Num 33:7). According to Exodus, Moses was instructed to have the people of Israel “encamp in front of Piha-hiroth, between Migdol and the sea, in front