Bel [N] [S]
the Aramaic form of Baal, the national god of the Babylonians ( Isaiah 46:1 ; Jeremiah 50:2 ; 51:44 ). It signifies "lord." (See BAAL .)
These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Bel". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .