Geographical. This word occurs as the prefix or suffix to the names of several places in Palestine, some of which are as follows:
BAALATH-BEER (lord of the well). BAAL 1, a town among those in the south part of Judah, given to Simeon, which also bore the name of RAMATH-NEGEB, or "the height of the south." (Joshua 19:8)
* See other occurrences of the same term: Baal.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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