Baalis

Baalis [N] [H] [S]

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.

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M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Baalis". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Baalis [N] [E] [S]

a rejoicing; a proud lord
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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Baalis'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Baalis, [N] [E] [H]

king of the Ammonites at the time of the destruction of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar. ( Jeremiah 40:14 ) (B.C. 588.)


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[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Baalis,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

BAALIS

ba'-a-lis ba`lic, perhaps for Baalim, "gods"; Septuagint Beleisa, Belisa, [Baalis]; Ant, X, ix, 3, Baalimos:

King of the children of Ammon, the instigator of the murder of Gedaliah (Jeremiah 40:14). Compare Ant, X, ix, 3.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BAALIS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.