Baalath


Baalath
   A town of the tribe of Dan (Josh. 19:44). It was fortified by Solomon (1 Kings 9:18; 2 Chr. 8:6). Some have identified it with Bel'ain, in Wady Deir Balut.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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  • BAALATH — urbs firmissima in tribu Dan. Ios. c. 19. v. 8. 44. Et civitas a Solomone condita. 1. Reg. c. 9. v. 18 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Baalath —    A generic name for goddess in the Middle East, frequently applied to the titular deity of a particular town. The Baalath of Byblos was Ashtart. The word itself means lady or mistress, and would seem to be of greater antiquity than Baal.… …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Baalath-Beer — A Biblical name, Baalath Beer, also known as Ramoth of the South or simply Baal. (1 Chr: 4:33 1 Samuel 30:27) was the name of a city of the Tribe of Simeon. It was located in Negev, evidently south of Beer Sheba …   Wikipedia

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  • List of Biblical names — This is a list of names from the Bible, mainly taken from the 19th century public domain resource: : Hitchcock s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible by Roswell D. Hitchcock, New York: A. J. Johnson, 1874, c1869.Each name is given with its …   Wikipedia

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  • TABLE OF CONTENTS — Entries BA–BLO 5 • Abbreviations GENERAL ABBREVIATIONS 787 ABBREVIATIONS USED IN RABBINICAL LITERATURE 788 BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ABBREVIATIONS 794 • Transliteration Rules 807 Glossary 810 BAALAH BAALAH (Heb. בַּעְלָה), name of several biblical… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism