mistress; city. (1.) A city in the south of Judah (Josh. 15:29), elsewhere called Balah (Josh. 19:3) and Bilhah (1 Chr. 4:29). Now Khurbet Zebalah. (2.) A city on the northern border of the tribe of Judah (Josh. 15:10), called also Kirjath-jearim, q.v. (15:9; 1 Chr. 13:6), now Kuriet-el-Enab, or as some think, ‘Erma. (3.) A mountain on the north-western boundary of Judah and Dan (Josh. 15:11).
King David undertook to move the ark from baalah,—called also Kirjathjearim, where it had remained many years.
The Gospel: An Exposition of its First Principles Brigham Henry Roberts
baalath a town of the tribe of Dan (Josh. 19:44). It was fortified by Solomon (1 Kings 9:18; 2 Chr. 8:6). Some have identified it with Bel’ain, in Wady Deir Balut. Historical Examples Moreover, he built two other cities not far from it, Beth-horon was the name of one of them, and baalath of the […]
baalbec called by the Greeks Heliopolis i.e., “the city of the sun”, because of its famous Temple of the Sun, has by some been supposed to be Solomon’s “house of the forest of Lebanon” (1 Kings 7:2; 10:17; 2 Chr. 9:16); by others it is identified with Baal-gad (q.v.). It was a city of Coele-Syria, […]
baalath-beer Baalah of the well, (Josh. 19:8, probably the same as Baal, mentioned in 1 Chr. 4:33, a city of Simeon.
a town in E Lebanon: ruins of ancient city; Temple of the Sun. 16,000. Ancient Greek name, Heliopolis. Historical Examples While Baalbek contains the largest and most famous ruins, it is not the only place that attracts the archologist. The Old World and Its Ways William Jennings Bryan We must leave Baalbek as soon as […]