Baal

Baal (1Chron 4:33), probably identical with Baalath Beer Ramath (Josh 19:8; Simeon), poss. Biâr Mãyîn, or Tell el-Lekiyeh, N. of Bersabee. Baal, or Ballath. Jos. xix. 1.

Hos 13:1 • When Ephraim spoke, a horror seized Israel: and he sinned in Baal and died.

2 Ki 3:2 • And he did evil before the Lord, but not like his father and his mother: for he took away the statues of Baal, which his father had made.

2 Ki 21:3 • And he turned, and built up the high places which Ezechias his father had destroyed: and he set up altars to Baal, and made groves, as Achab the king of Israel had done: and he adored all the host of heaven, and served them.

Judg 3:3 • The five princes of the Philistines, and all the Chanaanites, and the Sidonians, and the Hevites that dwelt in mount Libanus, from mount Baal Hermon to the entering into Emath.

Zeph 1:4 • And I will stretch out my hand upon Juda, and upon all the inhabitants of Jerusalem: and I will destroy out of this place the remnant of Baal, and the names of the wardens of the temples with the priests:

2 Ki 23:4 • And the king commanded Helcias the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the doorkeepers, to cast out of the temple of the Lord all the vessels that had been made for Baal, and for the grove, and for all the host of heaven: and he burnt them without Jerusalem in the valley of Cedron, and he carried the ashes of them to Bethel.

Rom 11:4 • But what saith the divine answer to him? I have left me seven thousand men, that have not bowed their knees to Baal.

2 Ki 23:5 • And he destroyed the soothsayers, whom the kings of Juda had appointed to sacrifice in the high places in the cities of Juda, and round about Jerusalem: them also that burnt incense to Baal, and to the sun, and to the moon, and to the twelve signs, and to all the host of heaven.

1 Chron 5:5 • Micha his son, Reia his son, Baal his son,

2 Chron 24:7 • For that wicked woman Athalia, and her children have destroyed the house of God, and adorned the temple of Baal with all the things that had been dedicated in the temple of the Lord.

Jer 2:8 • The priests did not say: Where is the Lord? and they that held the law knew me not, and the pastors transgressed against me: and the prophets prophesied in Baal, and followed idols.

Hos 2:8 • And she did not know that I gave her corn and wine, and oil, and multiplied her silver, and gold, which they have used in the service of Baal.

Jer 23:13 • And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria: they prophesied in Baal, and deceived my people Israel.

Judg 2:13 • Forsaking him, and serving Baal and Astaroth.

Hos 10:14 • A tumult shall arise among thy people: and all thy fortresses shall be destroyed as Salmana was destroyed, by the house of him that judged Baal in the day of battle, the mother being dashed in pieces upon her children.

2 Ki 17:16 • And they forsook all the precepts of the Lord their God: and made to themselves two molten calves, and groves, and adored all the host of heaven: and they served Baal.

2 Chron 23:17 • And all the people went into the house of Baal, and destroyed it: and they broke down his altars and his idols: and they slew Mathan the priest of Baal before the altars.

2 Ki 11:18 • And all the people of the land went into the temple of Baal, and broke down his altars, and his images they broke in pieces thoroughly: they slew also Mathan the priest of Baal before the altar. And the priest set guards in the house of the Lord.

1 Ki 19:18And I will leave me seven thousand men in Israel, whose knees have not been bowed before Baal, and every mouth that hath not worshipped him kissing the hands.

2 Ki 10:18 • And Jehu gathered together all the people, and said to them: Achab worshipped Baal a little, but I will worship him more.

2 Ki 10:19 • Now therefore call to me all the prophets of Baal, and all his servants, and all his priests: let none be wanting, for I have a great sacrifice to offer to Baal: whosoever shall be wanting shall not live. Now Jehu did this craftily, that he might destroy the worshippers of Baal.

1 Ki 18:19 • Nevertheless send now, and gather unto me all Israel, unto mount Carmel, and the prophets of Baal four hundred and fifty, and the prophets of the groves four hundred, who eat at Jezabel's table.

2 Ki 10:20 • And he said: Proclaim a festival for Baal. And he called,

2 Sam 5:20 • And David came to Baal Pharisim: and defeated them there, and he said: The Lord hath divided my enemies before me, as waters are divided. Therefore the name of the place was called Baal Pharisim.

1 Ki 18:21 • And Elias coming to all the people, said: How long do you halt between two sides? if the Lord be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people did not answer him a word.

2 Ki 10:21 • And he sent into all the borders of Israel, and all the servants of Baal came: there was not one left that did not come. And they went into the temple of Baal: and the house of Baal was filled, from one end to the other.

2 Ki 10:22 • And he said to them that were over the wardrobe: Bring forth garments for all the servants of Baal. And they brought them forth garments.

1 Ki 18:22 • And Elias said again to the people: I only remain a prophet of the Lord: but the prophets of Baal are four hundred and fifty men.

2 Ki 10:23 • And Jehu and Jonadab the son of Rechab went to the temple of Baal, and said to the worshippers of Baal: Search, and see that there be not any with you of the servants of the Lord, but that there be the servants of Baal only.

1 Chron 5:23 • And the children of the half tribe of Manasses possessed the land, from the borders of Basan unto Baal, Hermon, and Sanir, and mount Hermon, for their number was great.

2 Ki 10:25 • And it came to pass, when the burnt offering was ended, that Jehu commanded his soldiers and captains, saying: Go in, and kill them, let none escape. And the soldiers and captains slew them with the edge of the sword, and cast them out: and they went into the city of the temple of Baal,

1 Ki 18:25 • Then Elias said to the prophets of Baal: Choose you one bullock and dress it first, because you are many: and call on the names of your gods, but put no fire under.

Judg 6:25 • That night the Lord said to him: Take a bullock of thy father's, and another bullock of seven years, and thou shalt destroy the altar of Baal, which is thy father's: and cut down the grove that is about the altar:

1 Ki 18:26 • And they took the bullock which he gave them, and dressed it: and they called on the name of Baal from morning even till noon, saying: O Baal, hear us. But there was no voice, nor any that answered: and they leaped over the altar that they had made.

Jer 23:27 • Who seek to make my people forget my name through their dreams, which they tell every man to his neighbor: as their fathers forgot my name for Baal.

2 Ki 10:27 • And broke it in pieces. They destroyed also the temple of Baal, and made a jakes in its place unto this day.

2 Ki 10:28 • So Jehu destroyed Baal out of Israel:

Judg 6:28 • And when the men of that town were risen in the morning, they saw the altar of Baal destroyed, and the grove cut down, and the second bullock laid upon the altar, which then was built.

Jer 32:29 • And the Chaldeans that fight against this city, shall come and set it on fire, and burn it, with the houses upon whose roofs they offered sacrifice to Baal, and poured out drink offerings to strange gods, to provoke me to wrath.

1 Chron 8:30 • And his firstborn son Abdon, and Sur, and Cis, and Baal, and Nadab,

Judg 6:30 • And they said to Joas: Bring out thy son hither, that he may die: because he hath destroyed the altar of Baal, and hath cut down his grove.

Judg 6:31 • He answered them: Are you the avengers of Baal, that you fight for him? he that is his adversary, let him die before to morrow light appear: if he be a god, let him revenge himself on him that hath cast down his altar.

1 Ki 16:31 • Nor was it enough for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nabat: but he also took to wife Jezabel daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians. And he went, and served Baal, and adored him.

Judg 6:32 • From that day Gedeon was called Jerobaal, because Joss had said: Let Baal revenge himself on him that hath cast down his altar.

1 Ki 16:32 • And he set up an altar for Baal in the temple of Baal, which he had built in Samaria,

Judg 8:33 • But after Gedeon was dead, the children of Israel turned again, and committed fornication with Baalim. And they made a covenant with Baal, that he should be their god:

1 Chron 4:33 • And all their villages round about these cities as far as Baal. This was their habitation, and the distribution of their dwellings.

Jer 32:35 • And they have built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Ennom, to consecrate their sons and their daughters to Moloch: which I commanded them not, neither entered it into my heart, that they should do this abomination, and cause Juda to sin.

1 Chron 9:36 • His firstborn son Abdon, and Sur, and Cis, and Baal, and Ner, and Nadab,

1 Ki 18:40 • And Elias said to them: Take the prophets of Baal, and let not one of them escape. And when they had taken them, Elias brought them down to the torrent Cison, and killed them there.

Num 22:41 • And when morning was come, he brought him to the high places of Baal, and he beheld the uttermost part of the people.

1 Ki 22:54 • He served also Baal, and worshipped him, and provoked the Lord the God of Israel, according to all that his father had done.