Geographical. This word occurs as the prefix or suffix to the names of several places in Palestine, some of which are as follows:
Mount, Mount, Mountain BAAL-HERMON (Lord of Hermon), (Judges 3:3) and simply Baal-hermon. (1 Chronicles 5:23) This is usually considered as a distinct place from Mount Hermon; but we know that this mountain had at least three names (3:9) and Baal-hermon may have been a fourth in use among the Phoenician worshippers.
* See other occurrences of the same term: Baal.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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