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Baal-Hermon

BAAL-HERMON

ba'-al-hur'-mon ba`al chermon; Baal Ermon:

Baalgad under Mount Hermon is described as "toward the sunrising" in Joshua 13:5. If Mount Lebanon proper is here intended the reading may be taken as correct. But in Judges 3:3 Baal-gad is replaced by Baal-hermon. One or the other must be due to a scribal error. The Baal-hermon of 1 Chronicles 5:23 lay somewhere East of the Jordan, near to Mount Hermon. It may possibly be identical with Banias.


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