Baal of the north, an Egyptian town on the shores of the Gulf of Suez (Ex. 14:2; Num. 33:7), over against which the children of Israel encamped before they crossed the Red Sea. It is probably to be identified with the modern Jebel Deraj or Kulalah, on the western shore of the Gulf of Suez. Baal-zapuna of the Egyptians was a place of worship.
During this prayer he had raised his eyes heavenward and saw on the summit of baal-zephon the red blaze of a fire.
Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers
Migdol was a fortress which guarded the pass of Egypt; baal-zephon, a sea idol, generally considered the guardian of the coast.
The Poetical Works of William Lisle Bowles, Vol. 1 William Lisle Bowles
He had marked out their position before “Pi-hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea, over against baal-zephon.”
Notes on the book of Exodus C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
baalah 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. […]
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.