Geographical. This word occurs as the prefix or suffix to the names of several places in Palestine, some of which are as follows:
BAAL-TAMAR (lord of the palm tree), a place named only in (Judges 20:33) as near Gibeah of Benjamin. The palm tree (tamar) of Deborah, (Judges 4:5) was situated somewhere in the locality, and is possibly alluded to.
* See other occurrences of the same term: Baal.
Main reference: Smith's Bible Dictionary (1860s)
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