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Entry for Strong's #1167 - בַּעַל

Transliteration
ba‛al
Phonetics
bah'-al  
Word Origin
from (01166)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TWOT
262a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) owner, husband, lord

1a) owner

1b) a husband

1c) citizens, inhabitants

1d) rulers, lords

1e) (noun of relationship used to characterise — i.e., master of dreams)

1f) lord (used of foreign gods)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 152 ‑ αἰσχύνη (ahee‑skhoo'‑nay);  272 ‑ ἀμελέω (am‑el‑eh'‑o);  435 ‑ ἀνήρ (an'‑ayr);  444 ‑ ἄνθρωπος (anth'‑ro‑pos);  758 ‑ ἄρχων (ar'‑khone);  896 ‑ Βάαλ (bah'‑al);  1497 ‑ εἴδωλον (i'‑do‑lon);  1729 ‑ ἐνδεής (en‑deh‑ace');  2192 ‑ ἔχω (ekh'‑o);  2233 ‑ ἡγέομαι (hayg‑eh'‑om‑ahee);  2634 ‑ κατακυριεύω (kat‑ak‑oo‑ree‑yoo'‑o);  2730 ‑ κατοικέω (kat‑oy‑keh'‑o);  2932 ‑ κτάομαι (ktah'‑om‑ahee);  2962 ‑ κύριος (koo'‑ree‑os);  4924 ‑ συνοικέω (soon‑oy‑key'‑o);  5530 ‑ χράομαι (khrah'‑om‑ahee);  954 ‑ Βεελζεβούλ (beh‑el‑zeb‑ool');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (82) NAS (75) HCS (76)
Genesis 4
Exodus 12
Leviticus 1
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 1
Judges 17
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 3
2 Kings 1
Nehemiah 1
Esther 2
Job 1
Proverbs 14
Ecclesiastes 7
Isaiah 4
Jeremiah 1
Daniel 2
Joel 1
Nahum 1
Genesis 4
Exodus 11
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 1
Judges 17
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 2
Nehemiah 1
Esther 2
Job 1
Proverbs 13
Ecclesiastes 6
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Joel 1
Nahum 1
Genesis 4
Exodus 12
Leviticus 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 3
Joshua 1
Judges 19
1 Samuel 2
2 Samuel 2
Nehemiah 1
Esther 2
Job 1
Proverbs 14
Ecclesiastes 7
Isaiah 3
Jeremiah 1
Joel 1
Nahum 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cmpc 26
n-cms 15
n-cmsc 14
n-cmpc 26
n-cms 16
n-cmsc 14
n-cmpc 26
n-cms 16
n-cmsc 14
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2027) lob (באהל BAhL) AC: Rule CO: Master AB: ?: [from: lo- as a yoke which binds the master to the servant.]

V) lob (באהל BAhL) - Rule: KJV (16): (vf: Paal, Niphal) marry, husband, dominion, wife - Strongs: H1166 (בָּעַל)

Nm) lob (באהל BAhL) - Master: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (85): man, owner, husband, master, lord - Strongs: H1167 (בַּעַל), H1169 (בְּעֵל)

Nf1) elob (באהלה BAhLH) - Mistress: KJV (4): mistress, hath - Strongs: H1172 (בַּעֲלָה)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. בַּעַל166 noun masculine owner, lord (Phoenician בעל; Palmyrene id. husband Vog62 compare Bae Rel 72ff.; Assyrian bêlu1 with Dl Gram. Glossary; Arabic husband etc., see especially Nö ZMG 1886,174, Sabean בעל CIS iv. 1,2) — Genesis 20:3 92t.; suffix בַּעְלִּי Hosea 2:18; בַּעְלָּהּ Deuteronomy 24:4 5t.; plural בְּעָלִים Judges 2:11 17t.; construct בַּעֲלֵי Genesis 14:13 27t.; suffix בְּעָלָיו Exodus 21:29 14t.; בְּעָלֶיהָ Job 31:39 2t.; בַּעְלֵּיהֶן Esther 1:17,20; — I.

1 owner (often plural with suffix in singular meaning): of ox Exodus 21:28,29 (twice in verse); Exodus 22:10; Exodus 22:11; Exodus 22:13; Exodus 22:14 (E); הבור׳ב of pit Exodus 21:34,36 (E), of house Exodus 22:7 (E) Judges 19:22,23, debt Deuteronomy 15:2, the land Job 31:39, the ass Isaiah 1:3, goods Ecclesiastes 5:10, riches Ecclesiastes 5:12; טוב׳ב one to whom good is due Proverbs 3:27, gain Proverbs 1:19; שׂכל׳ב one having understanding Proverbs 16:22; השׁחד׳ב receiver of the gift Proverbs 17:8.

2 husband Genesis 20:3; Exodus 21:3,22 (E) Deuteronomy 22:22; Deuteronomy 24:4; 2 Samuel 11:26; Joel 1:8; Proverbs 12:4; Proverbs 31:11,23,28; Esther 1:17,20; בַּעְלִּי Hosea 2:18 ( my Baal, reference to the divine name used in the northern kingdom, here for the first time forbidden).

3 citizens, inhabitants: בַּעֲלֵי of Jericho Joshua 24:11 (E), of the high places of Arnon Numbers 21:28 (E), of Shechem Judges 9:2 12t., of the tower of Shechem Judges 9:46,47, of the city Judges 9:51, of Gibeah Judges 20:5, of Keilah 1 Samuel 23:11,12, of Jabesh 2 Samuel 21:12.

4 rulers, lords: בַּעֲלֵי גוֺיִם Isaiah 16:8.

5 n. of relation:

a.החלמות ׃בַּעַל ׳ב dreamer Genesis 37:19 (E); ׳בדברים whosoever hath cases, complaints Exodus 24:14 (E); שׂער׳ב an hairy Prayer of Manasseh 2Kings 1:8; חמה׳ב wrathful Nahum 1:2; Proverbs 29:22; אף׳ב one given to anger Proverbs 22:24; החכמה׳ב one having wisdom Ecclesiastes 7:12; משׁחית׳ב destroyer Proverbs 18:9; כנף׳ב winged thing, bird Proverbs 1:17; Ecclesiastes 10:20; נפשׁ׳ב one given to appetite Proverbs 23:2; מזמות׳ב mischievous person Proverbs 24:8; הלשׁון׳ב charmer Ecclesiastes 10:11; רשׁע׳ב one given to wickedness Ecclesiastes 8:8; פיפיות׳ב double-edged Isaiah 41:15; משׁפט׳ב adversary Isaiah 50:8; ׳בפקדת captain of the ward Jeremiah 37:13; הקרנים׳ב two-horned Daniel 8:6,20.

b. בְּדִית ׃בַּעֲלֵי׳בּ confederates Genesis 14:13; חצים׳ב archers Genesis 49:23 (poetry); הפרשׁים׳ב horsemen 2 Samuel 1:6; שׁבועה׳ב conspirators Nehemiah 6:18; אספות׳ב members of assemblies; or well-grouped sayings; or collectors (of wise sentences) Ecclesiastes 12:11. — On 2 Samuel 6:2 see II. בַּעֲלָה. (בַּעַל in Hexateuch not J or P; בעל Leviticus 21:4 ᵐ5 ἐζάπινα = כבלּע Numbers 4:20: Di בְּאֵבֶל). Especially II. lord, specifically as divine name, Baal.

1 without article: במות בעל Numbers 22:41 (poetry Balaam); בעל פעור Numbers 25:3,5 (E) Deuteronomy 4:3 (see below). This divine name is not used elsewhere in Hexateuch It probably originated from the sense of divine ownership, rather than sovereignty (RS Sem 92). It seems to have been used in Northern Israel = אדון in the South. It was the special name of the God of the Canaanites, Philistines, etc., = Babylonian בֵּל, compare Schr SK 1874,335 ff. In later times scribes substituted בּשֶׁת, in proper name (ירבשׁת = ירבעל, אשׁבשׁת = אשׁבעל, see בּשֶׁת, Gei ZMG 1862,728 ff.), & also in the text for בעל Hosea 9:10; Jeremiah 11:13 (hence ἡ βάαλ Jeremiah 2:23; Jeremiah 7:9; Jeremiah 11:13,17; Jeremiah 19:5; Hosea 2:10; Hosea 13:1 +, Romans 11:4, see Di Baal mit d. weib. Art1Kel, MBA 1881, June 16 Dr 2 Samuel 4:4).

2 with article: הַבַּעַל Judges 2:13; Judges 6:25,28,30,31,32; 1 Kings 16:31,32 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 18:19,21,22,25,26 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 18:40; 1 Kings 19:18; 1 Kings 22:54; 2 Kings 3:2; 2 Kings 10:18,19 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 10:20,21 (3t. in verse); 2 Kings 10:22,23 (3t. in verse); 2 Kings 10:25,26,27 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 10:28; 2 Kings 11:18 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 17:16; 2 Kings 21:3; 2 Kings 23:4,5; 2 Chronicles 23:17 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 2:8; Jeremiah 7:9; Jeremiah 11:13,17; Jeremiah 12:16; Jeremiah 19:5 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 28:13; Jeremiah 28:27; Jeremiah 32:29; Jeremiah 32:35; Hosea 2:10; Hosea 13:1; Zephaniah 1:4.

3הַבְּעָלִים emphatic plural (compare האלהים, האדונים) the great lord, the sovereign owner Judges 2:11; Judges 3:7; Judges 8:33; Judges 10:6,10; 1 Samuel 7:4; 1 Samuel 12:10; 1 Kings 18:18; 2 Chronicles 17:3; 24:7; 28:2; 33:3; 34:4; Jeremiah 2:23; Jeremiah 9:13; Hosea 2:15; Hosea 2:19; Hosea 11:2 (or local special Ba`als, see Dr Sm. p. 50; pillars of Baal MV).

4 with attributive: בַּעַל בְּרִית Lord of convenant Judges 8:33; Judges 9:4 (compare אל ברית Judges 9:46; Nö ZMG 1888,478); זְבוּב׳ב Lord of flies 2 Kings 1:2,3,6,16, Philistine god, ᵐ5 Βααλ μυῖαν (Beelzebub, Matthew 12:24) compare Bae Rel 25.

II. בַּ֫עַל 1. proper name, of a location city in the tribe of Simeon 1 Chronicles 4:33 = בַּעֲלַת בְּאֵר.

2. proper name, masculine a. a Reubenite 1 Chronicles 5:5;

b. a Gibeonite 1 Chronicles 8:30; 1 Chronicles 9:36.

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List of Word Forms
בְּעָלֶ֣יהָ בְּעָלָ֑יו בְּעָלָ֖יו בְּעָלָ֣יו בְּעָלָ֥יו בְּעָלָֽיו׃ בְעָלֶֽיהָ׃ בְעָלָ֑יו בִּבְעָלָיו֙ בַ֥עַל בַּ֖עַל בַּ֗עַל בַּ֙עַל֙ בַּ֛עַל בַּ֝עְלָ֗הּ בַּ֣עַל בַּ֤עַל בַּ֥עַל בַּֽעַל־ בַּעְלֵיהֶ֖ן בַּעְלָ֑הּ בַּעְלָ֣הּ בַּעְלָֽהּ׃ בַּעֲלֵ֖י בַּעֲלֵ֣י בַּעֲלֵ֤י בַּעֲלֵ֥י בַּעֲלֵ֧י בַּעֲלֵֽי־ בַעֲלֵ֨י בַעֲלֵי֩ בַעֲלֵי־ בָּֽעַל׃ בבעליו בעל בעל־ בעל׃ בעלה בעלה׃ בעלי בעלי־ בעליה בעליה׃ בעליהן בעליו בעליו׃ וּבְעַלְתָּ֔הּ וּבַ֖עַל וּבַ֣עַל וּבַ֥עַל וּבַעֲלֵ֥י ובעל ובעלי ובעלתה לְבַ֖עַל לְבַ֣עַל לְבַעְלֵיהֶ֔ן לִבְעָלֶ֔יהָ לִבְעָלָ֑יו לִבְעָלָ֖יו לִבְעָלָֽיו׃ לבעל לבעליה לבעליהן לבעליו לבעליו׃ מִבְּעָלָ֑יו מִבַּעֲלֵ֤י מבעלי מבעליו ba‘·lāh ba‘·lê·hen ba‘al bā‘al ḇa‘al ba‘al- ba‘ălê ḇa‘ălê ba‘ălê- ḇa‘ălê- ba‘lāh ba‘lêhen ba·‘ă·lê ḇa·‘ă·lê ba·‘ă·lê- ḇa·‘ă·lê- ba·‘al bā·‘al ḇa·‘al ba·‘al- Baal baaLei baLah baleiHen bə‘ālāw ḇə‘ālāw bə‘ālehā ḇə‘ālehā bə·‘ā·lāw ḇə·‘ā·lāw bə·‘ā·le·hā ḇə·‘ā·le·hā beaLav beaLeiha biḇ‘ālāw biḇ·‘ā·lāw bivaLav lə·ḇa‘·lê·hen lə·ḇa·‘al ləḇa‘al ləḇa‘lêhen leVaal levaleiHen liḇ‘ālāw liḇ‘ālehā liḇ·‘ā·lāw liḇ·‘ā·le·hā livaLav livaLeiha mib·ba·‘ă·lê mib·bə·‘ā·lāw mibba‘ălê mibbaaLei mibbə‘ālāw mibbeaLav ū·ḇa·‘ă·lê ū·ḇa·‘al ū·ḇə·‘al·tāh ūḇa‘al ūḇa‘ălê ūḇə‘altāh uVaal uvaaLei uvealTah Vaal vaalei veaLav veaLeiha
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