- 1. An idol of the Phoenicians, god of the sun The Israelites wickedly worshiped in the time of the judges Jud 2:10-23; 1Sa 7:3,4 By the kingdom of Israel 2Ki 17:16; Jer 23:13; Ho 1; 2; 13:1 Under Ahab 1Ki 16:31-33; 18:18; 19:18 Under Jehoram 2Ki 3:2 By the Jews 2Ki 21:3; 2Ch 22:2-4; 24:7; 28:2; 33:3 Jeremiah expostulates against the worship of Jer 2:8,23; 7:9 Altars of, destroyed by Gideon Jud 6:25-32 Destroyed by Jehoiada 2Ki 11:18 Destroyed by Josiah 2Ki 23:4,5 Prophets of, slain by Elijah 1Ki 18:40 All worshipers of, destroyed by Jehu 2Ki 10:18-25 -2. A Benjamite 1Ch 8:30; 9:36 -3. A Reubenite 1Ch 5:5 -4. A city in the tribe of Simeon 1Ch 4:33 Called BAALATH-BEER Jos 19:8
- 2 Kings 23:5 And he put down the idolatrous priests, whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah, and in the places round about Jerusalem; them also that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun, and to the moon, and to the planets, and to all the host of heaven.
- 2 Kings 10:25 And it came to pass, as soon as he had made an end of offering the burnt offering, that Jehu said to the guard and to the captains, Go in, [and] slay them; let none come forth. And they smote them with the edge of the sword; and the guard and the captains cast [them] out, and went to the city of the house of Baal.