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.
Moreover, he built two other cities not far from it, Beth-horon was the name of one of them, and baalath of the other.
The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus
baalath, the seventh stronghold, has not yet been identified.
Biblical Geography and History Charles Foster Kent
And all the villages round about these cities to baalath Beer Ramath to the south quarter.
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various
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 […]
- Baale of judah
baale of judah lords of Judah, a city in the tribe of Judah from which David brought the ark into Jerusalem (2 Sam. 6:2). Elsewhere (1 Chr. 13:6) called Kirjath-jearim. (See BAALAH.)