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ba-al-be'-rith ba`al berith = ("Baal of the Covenant"):
An idol worshipped by the Shechemites after Gideon's death (Judges 8:33), as protector and guardian of engagements. His temple is also referred to in Judges 9:4. See BAAL (1).
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BAAL-BERITH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.