king of the Ammonites at the time of the Babylonian captivity ( Jeremiah 40:14 ). He hired Ishmael to slay Gedaliah who had been appointed governor over the cities of Judah.
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
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Baalis". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".