lord of palm trees, a place in the tribe of Benjamin near Gibeah of Saul ( Judges 20:33 ). It was one of the sanctuaries or groves of Baal. Probably the palm tree of Deborah ( Judges 4:5 ) is alluded to in the name.
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
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Baal-tamar". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".