barker, the name of an idol, supposed to be an evil demon of the Zabians. It was set up in Samaria by the Avites ( 2 Kings 17:31 ), probably in the form of a dog.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Nibhaz". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".