Balak

Balak [N] [H] [S]

empty; spoiler, a son of Zippor, and king of the Moabites ( Numbers 22:2 Numbers 22:4 ). From fear of the Israelites, who were encamped near the confines of his territory, he applied to Balaam (q.v.) to curse them; but in vain ( Joshua 24:9 ).

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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 Balak". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Balak [N] [E] [S]

who lays waste or destroys
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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Balak'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Balak [N] [E] [H]

(spoiler ), son of Zippor, king of the Moabites, who hired Balaam to curse the Israelites; but his designs were frustrated int he manner recorded in ( Numbers 22:24 ) (B.C. 1451.)


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Balak'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

BALAK

ba'-ak balaq, ("devastator" or "one who lays waste"):

Mentioned in connection with the story of Balaam/Balak (Numbers 22-24; compare Joshua 24:9; Judges 11:25; Micah 6:5; Revelation 2:14). He was the king of Moab who hired Balaam to pronounce a curse on the Israelites.

See BALAAM.


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