Bel

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 Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Bel". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Bel. [N] [E]

[BAAL]


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

Bibliography Information

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

BEL

bel, bal (bel):

Appellative name of a Bah god (compare BAAL), in the Old Testament and Apocrypha identified with Marduk or Merodach, the tutelary deity of Babylon (compare Isaiah 46:1; Jeremiah 51:44; Baruch 6:41).

See BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIA, RELIGION OF.


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