1167. baal
Strong's Concordance
baal: owner, lord
Original Word: בַּ֫עַל
Part of Speech: Noun Masculine
Transliteration: baal
Phonetic Spelling: (bah'-al)
Short Definition: owner
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from baal
Definition
owner, lord
NASB Translation
allies* (1), archers* (1), bird* (1), bound (1), bridegroom (1), captain (1), case* (1), charmer* (1), citizens (1), creditor* (1), dominant (1), dreamer* (1), due (1), husband (8), husbands (2), leaders (6), lords (1), man (3), married* (2), master's (1), masters (1), men (14), owner (15), owners (2), possessors (2), relative by marriage (1), schemer* (1), who has (1), who practice (1), wrathful* (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
I. בַּעַל166 noun masculine owner, lord (Phoenician בעל; Palmyrene id. husband Vog62 compare BaeRel 72 ff.; Assyrian bêlu1 with DlGram. Glossary; Arabic husband etc., see especially NöZMG 1886, 174, Sabean בעל CISiv. 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); ׳ב דברים whosoever hath cases, complaints Exodus 24:14 (E); שׂער ׳ב an hairy man 2 Kings 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; ׳ב פקדת 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 (RSSem 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 SchrSK 1874, 335 ff. In later times scribes substituted בּשֶׁת, in proper name (ירבשׁת = ירבעל, אשׁבשׁת = אשׁבעל, see בּשֶׁת, GeiZMG 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 DiBaal mit d. weib. Art1 Kel, 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 (3 t. in verse); 2 Kings 10:22,23 (3 t. 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; 2Chronicles 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.

3 הַבְּעָלִים 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; 2Chronicles 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 DrSm. 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; NöZMG 1888, 478); זְבוּב ׳ב Lord of flies 2 Kings 1:2,3,6,16, Philistine god, ᵐ5 Βααλ μυῖαν (Beelzebub, Matthew 12:24) compare BaeRel 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.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
archer, babbler, bird, captain, chief man, confederate, have to do, dreamer,

From ba'al; a master; hence, a husband, or (figuratively) owner (often used with another noun in modifications of this latter sense) -- + archer, + babbler, + bird, captain, chief man, + confederate, + have to do, + dreamer, those to whom it is due, + furious, those that are given to it, great, + hairy, he that hath it, have, + horseman, husband, lord, man, + married, master, person, + sworn, they of.

see HEBREW ba'al

Forms and Transliterations
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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84 Occurrences


bā·‘al — 21 Occ.
ba·‘ă·lê — 23 Occ.
ba‘·lāh — 6 Occ.
ba‘·lê·hen — 1 Occ.
bə·‘ā·lāw — 9 Occ.
bə·‘ā·le·hā — 1 Occ.
biḇ·‘ā·lāw — 1 Occ.
lə·ḇa·‘al — 2 Occ.
lə·ḇa‘·lê·hen — 1 Occ.
liḇ·‘ā·lāw — 3 Occ.
liḇ·‘ā·le·hā — 1 Occ.
mib·ba·‘ă·lê — 1 Occ.
mib·bə·‘ā·lāw — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇa·‘al — 4 Occ.
ū·ḇa·‘ă·lê — 1 Occ.
ū·ḇə·‘al·tāh — 1 Occ.
ḇa·‘al — 2 Occ.
ḇa·‘ă·lê- — 3 Occ.
ḇə·‘ā·lāw — 1 Occ.
ḇə·‘ā·le·hā — 1 Occ.

Genesis 14:13
HEB: עָנֵ֔ר וְהֵ֖ם בַּעֲלֵ֥י בְרִית־ אַבְרָֽם׃
NAS: and these were allies with Abram.
INT: of Aner and these archer confederacy Abram

Genesis 20:3
HEB: וְהִ֖וא בְּעֻ֥לַת בָּֽעַל׃
NAS: you have taken, for she is married.
KJV: which thou hast taken; for she [is] a man's wife.
INT: he wife she a man's

Genesis 37:19
HEB: אָחִ֑יו הִנֵּ֗ה בַּ֛עַל הַחֲלֹמ֥וֹת הַלָּזֶ֖ה
NAS: comes this dreamer!
INT: another Here archer dream this

Genesis 49:23
HEB: וָרֹ֑בּוּ וַֽיִּשְׂטְמֻ֖הוּ בַּעֲלֵ֥י חִצִּֽים׃
NAS: The archers bitterly
INT: and shot and harassed archer archer

Exodus 21:3
HEB: יֵצֵ֑א אִם־ בַּ֤עַל אִשָּׁה֙ ה֔וּא
NAS: if he is the husband of a wife,
INT: shall go if is the husband of a wife he

Exodus 21:22
HEB: יָשִׁ֤ית עָלָיו֙ בַּ֣עַל הָֽאִשָּׁ֔ה וְנָתַ֖ן
NAS: as the woman's husband may demand
KJV: according as the woman's husband will lay
INT: may demand and husband as the woman's shall pay

Exodus 21:28
HEB: אֶת־ בְּשָׂר֔וֹ וּבַ֥עַל הַשּׁ֖וֹר נָקִֽי׃
NAS: shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox
KJV: shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox
INT: shall not be eaten flesh the owner of the ox shall go

Exodus 21:29
HEB: שִׁלְשֹׁ֗ם וְהוּעַ֤ד בִּבְעָלָיו֙ וְלֹ֣א יִשְׁמְרֶ֔נּוּ
NAS: in the habit of goring and its owner has been warned,
KJV: and it hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept
INT: before that time has been warned owner does not confine

Exodus 21:29
HEB: יִסָּקֵ֔ל וְגַם־ בְּעָלָ֖יו יוּמָֽת׃
NAS: shall be stoned and its owner also
KJV: shall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death.
INT: shall be stoned also owner shall be put

Exodus 21:34
HEB: בַּ֤עַל הַבּוֹר֙ יְשַׁלֵּ֔ם
NAS: the owner of the pit
KJV: The owner of the pit
INT: the owner of the pit shall make

Exodus 21:34
HEB: כֶּ֖סֶף יָשִׁ֣יב לִבְעָלָ֑יו וְהַמֵּ֖ת יִֽהְיֶה־
NAS: money to its owner, and the dead
KJV: money unto the owner of them; and the dead
INT: money shall give owner and the dead shall become

Exodus 21:36
HEB: וְלֹ֥א יִשְׁמְרֶ֖נּוּ בְּעָלָ֑יו שַׁלֵּ֨ם יְשַׁלֵּ֥ם
NAS: in the habit of goring, yet its owner has not confined
KJV: in time past, and his owner hath not kept
INT: has not confined owner shall surely pay

Exodus 22:8
HEB: הַגַּנָּ֔ב וְנִקְרַ֥ב בַּֽעַל־ הַבַּ֖יִת אֶל־
NAS: is not caught, then the owner of the house
KJV: found, then the master of the house
INT: the thief shall appear the owner of the house before

Exodus 22:11
HEB: רֵעֵ֑הוּ וְלָקַ֥ח בְּעָלָ֖יו וְלֹ֥א יְשַׁלֵּֽם׃
NAS: property; and its owner shall accept
KJV: goods; and the owner of it shall accept
INT: his neighbor's shall accept owner shall not make

Exodus 22:12
HEB: מֵעִמּ֑וֹ יְשַׁלֵּ֖ם לִבְעָלָֽיו׃
NAS: from him, he shall make restitution to its owner.
KJV: from him, he shall make restitution unto the owner thereof.
INT: with shall make owner

Exodus 22:14
HEB: אוֹ־ מֵ֑ת בְּעָלָ֥יו אֵין־ עִמּ֖וֹ
NAS: dies while its owner is not with it, he shall make
KJV: or die, the owner thereof [being] not with it,
INT: or dies owner else with

Exodus 22:15
HEB: אִם־ בְּעָלָ֥יו עִמּ֖וֹ לֹ֣א
NAS: If its owner is with it, he shall not make restitution;
KJV: [But] if the owner thereof [be] with it, he shall not make [it] good:
INT: If owner with shall not

Exodus 24:14
HEB: עִמָּכֶ֔ם מִי־ בַ֥עַל דְּבָרִ֖ים יִגַּ֥שׁ
KJV: have any matters to do, let him come
INT: you whoever to do matter approach

Leviticus 21:4
HEB: לֹ֥א יִטַּמָּ֖א בַּ֣עַל בְּעַמָּ֑יו לְהֵ֖חַלּֽוֹ׃
NAS: He shall not defile himself as a relative by marriage among his people,
KJV: [But] he shall not defile himself, [being] a chief man among his people,
INT: shall not defile A relative his people profane

Numbers 21:28
HEB: עָ֣ר מוֹאָ֔ב בַּעֲלֵ֖י בָּמ֥וֹת אַרְנֹֽן׃
NAS: of Moab, The dominant heights
INT: Ar of Moab the dominant height of the Arnon

Deuteronomy 15:2
HEB: שָׁמ֗וֹט כָּל־ בַּ֙עַל֙ מַשֵּׁ֣ה יָד֔וֹ
NAS: every creditor shall release
INT: shall release every archer creditor able

Deuteronomy 21:13
HEB: תָּב֤וֹא אֵלֶ֙יהָ֙ וּבְעַלְתָּ֔הּ וְהָיְתָ֥ה לְךָ֖
INT: you may go about archer become shall be your wife

Deuteronomy 22:22
HEB: אִשָּׁ֣ה בְעֻֽלַת־ בַּ֗עַל וּמֵ֙תוּ֙ גַּם־
KJV: married to an husband, then they shall both of them
INT: woman married to an husband shall die shall both

Deuteronomy 24:4
HEB: לֹא־ יוּכַ֣ל בַּעְלָ֣הּ הָרִאשׁ֣וֹן אֲשֶֽׁר־
NAS: [then] her former husband who
KJV: Her former husband, which sent her away,
INT: is not allowed husband former who

Joshua 24:11
HEB: וַיִּלָּחֲמ֣וּ בָכֶ֣ם בַּעֲלֵֽי־ יְ֠רִיחוֹ הָֽאֱמֹרִ֨י
NAS: to Jericho; and the citizens of Jericho
KJV: unto Jericho: and the men of Jericho
INT: Jericho fought and the citizens of Jericho you the Amorite

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