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be'-rith (berith, "covenant").


Strong's Hebrew
1170. Baal Berith -- "Baal of (the) covenant," a Shechemite god
Baal Berith. 1169, 1170. Baal Berith. 1171 . "Baal of (the) covenant,"
a Shechemite god. Transliteration: Baal Berith Phonetic ...
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1286. Berith -- a Shechemite deity.
... 1285, 1286. Berith. 1287 . a Shechemite deity. Transliteration: Berith Phonetic
Spelling: (ber-eeth') Short Definition: Berith. Word Origin short. ...
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1285. berith -- a covenant
... 1284, 1285. berith. 1286 . a covenant. Transliteration: berith Phonetic Spelling:
(ber-eeth') Short Definition: covenant. ... 1284, 1285. berith. 1286 . ...
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410. el -- God, in pl. gods
... gods NASB Word Usage El-berith* (1), God (204), god (16), God's (2), gods (3), helpless*
(1), mighty (3), Mighty One (3), power (1), strong (1). ...
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The Crowning of Abimelech
... And it came to pass, as soon as Gideon was dead, that the children of Israel turned
again, and went a whoring after the Baalim, and made Baal-berith their god. ...
/.../select masterpieces of biblical literature/iii the crowning of abimelech.htm

The Real Nature and Purpose of the Old Testament
... It is the English translation, through the Latin and Greek, of the Hebrew word,
berith, usually rendered, covenant. It means a bond or basis of agreement. ...
/.../the origin and permanent value of the old testament/ii the real nature and.htm

List of Authorities
... Apocrypha: SPCK Commentary on. The Apocryphal Gospels. Auerbach: Berith Abraham.
Bacher: Die Agada der Babylon. Amoräer. Bäck: Geschichte des Jüd. ...
/.../edersheim/the life and times of jesus the messiah/list of authorities.htm

Syria at the Beginning of the Egyptian Conquest
... Baal-G-ad, or "Master of Gad;"** the Baal of Shechem, at the time of the Israelite
invasion, was "Master of the Covenant""Baal-Berith"doubtless in memory ...
/.../chapter iisyria at the beginning.htm

The Hebrews and the Philistines --Damascus
... And they gave him threescore and ten pieces of silver out of the house of Baal-berith
(the Lord of the Covenant), wherewith Abimelech hired vain and light ...
/.../chapter iiithe hebrews and the.htm

Martyrdom of the Holy and Glorious Apostle Bartholomew.
... ever. Amen. Footnotes: [2409] The history of Abdias gives the name as Berith,
after Judges 9:46. [2410] Lit., white flesh. [2411 ...
/.../martyrdom of the holy and.htm

Chapter vi
... wife and thy sons' wives with thee. The "covenant." (berith) is somewhat
puzzling from one point of view. Does the term refer to a ...
// of genesis volume 1/chapter vi.htm

The Annunciation of Jesus the Messiah, and the Birth of his ...
... u. Liter. p. 318). [744] The reader will find BH Auerbach's Berith Abraham (with
a Hebrew introduction) an interesting tractate on the subject. ...
/.../the life and times of jesus the messiah/chapter iv the annunciation of.htm

Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary


Smith's Bible Dictionary

(Judges 9:46) [BAAL-BERITH]

Berith (3 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia BERITH. be'-rith (berith, "covenant"). See
BAAL-BERITH. Multi-Version Concordance Berith (3 Occurrences). ...
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Baal-berith (2 Occurrences)
Baal-berith. Baalberith, Baal-berith. Ba'al-be'rith . Easton's Bible Dictionary
Covenant ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BAAL-BERITH. ba ...
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El-berith (1 Occurrence)
El-berith. Elberith, El-berith. El-be'rith . Multi-Version
Concordance El-berith (1 Occurrence). Judges 9:46 Then all ...
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Baalberith (2 Occurrences)
... Covenant lord, the name of the god worshipped in Shechem after the death of Gideon
(Judges 8:33; 9:4). In 9:46 he is called simply "the god Berith." The name ...
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Confederate (3 Occurrences)
... kon-fed'-er-at, kon-fed'-er-a-si: "Confederate" as an adjective in the sense of
united or leagued is twice the translation of berith "covenant," in several ...
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Confederacy (2 Occurrences)
... kon-fed'-er-at, kon-fed'-er-a-si: "Confederate" as an adjective in the sense of
united or leagued is twice the translation of berith "covenant," in several ...
/c/confederacy.htm - 8k

Baal (94 Occurrences)
... FORMS OF BAAL 1. Baal-berith 2. Baal-gad 3. Baal-hamon 4. Baal-hermon 5. Baal-peor
6. Baal-zebub I. Name and Character of Baal: In Babylonia it was the title ...
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Treaty (25 Occurrences)
... tre'-ti (berith, karath berith, "make a covenant," "league," "treaty"): Although
the Israelites were forbidden to make treaties, or enter into covenant, with ...
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Bernice (4 Occurrences)

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Masters (59 Occurrences)
... Delitzsch translates "like fastened nails which are put together in collections."
"As ba`ale berith (Genesis 14:13) signifies `the confederates,' ba`ale shebhu ...
/m/masters.htm - 26k

Bible Concordance
Berith (3 Occurrences)

Judges 8:33 It happened, as soon as Gideon was dead, that the children of Israel turned again, and played the prostitute after the Baals, and made Baal Berith their god.

Judges 9:4 They gave him seventy pieces of silver out of the house of Baal Berith, with which Abimelech hired vain and light fellows, who followed him.

Judges 9:46 When all the men of the tower of Shechem heard of it, they entered into the stronghold of the house of Elberith.



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El-berith (1 Occurrence)

Baalberith (2 Occurrences)

Confederate (3 Occurrences)

Confederacy (2 Occurrences)

Baal (94 Occurrences)

Treaty (25 Occurrences)

Bernice (4 Occurrences)

Masters (59 Occurrences)

Shechem (61 Occurrences)

Covenant (309 Occurrences)

Zalmon (3 Occurrences)

Uncontrolled (58 Occurrences)

Unstable (8 Occurrences)

Good-for-nothing (22 Occurrences)

Fellows (30 Occurrences)

Townsmen (18 Occurrences)

Elberith (1 Occurrence)

El-be'rith (1 Occurrence)

Played (50 Occurrences)

Prostituted (6 Occurrences)

Ba'al-be'rith (2 Occurrences)

Baals (18 Occurrences)

Berites (2 Occurrences)

Crime (45 Occurrences)

Crimes (22 Occurrences)

A-whoring (35 Occurrences)

Assemblies (48 Occurrences)

Adventurers (2 Occurrences)

Silverings (1 Occurrence)

Salt (45 Occurrences)

Ark (212 Occurrences)

Hireth (4 Occurrences)


Followers (37 Occurrences)

Introduction (3 Occurrences)

Hired (49 Occurrences)

Inner (141 Occurrences)

Prostitute (83 Occurrences)

Hire (48 Occurrences)

Support (135 Occurrences)

Vain (141 Occurrences)

Proselyte (2 Occurrences)

Room (174 Occurrences)

Abimelech (63 Occurrences)

New (1850 Occurrences)

Shekels (92 Occurrences)


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Seventy (97 Occurrences)

Tower (74 Occurrences)

Gideon (45 Occurrences)

Old (3966 Occurrences)

Testament (13 Occurrences)

Harlot (87 Occurrences)

Canaan (102 Occurrences)

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