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Lexicon :: Strong's H1078 - bēl

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בֵּל
Transliteration
bēl
Pronunciation
bale
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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
By contraction for בַּעַל (H1168)
Strong’s Definitions

בֵּל Bêl, bale; by contraction for H1168; Bel, the Baal of the Babylonians:—Bel.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's H1078 in the following manner: Bel (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's H1078 in the following manner: Bel (3x).
  1. Bel = "lord"

    1. a chief Babylonian deity

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֵּל Bêl, bale; by contraction for H1168; Bel, the Baal of the Babylonians:—Bel.
STRONGS H1078:
בֵּל proper name, masculine a chief Babylonian deity (Babylonian Bêlu = בַּעַל, lord; Bêl regarded as older form than בַּעַל by HptHebraica. i. 178; BAS i. 17) = Merodach (compare מרדך), tutelary god of Babylon (to be distinguished from older Bêlu, one of ancient Babylonian triad) Jeremiah 50:2 (|| מְרֹדַךְ) Jeremiah 51:44; Isaiah 46:1 (|| נְבֹו) — both writers of Babylonian period; — on Bel see COT Genesis 11:4; Judges 2:11; SayRel. Babylonian 103, 110 JenKosmologie 24, 134, 307, 391.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

11:4

Judges

2:11

Isaiah

46:1

Jeremiah

50:2; 51:44

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1078 matches the Hebrew בֵּל (bēl),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:1 - Bel H1078 has bowed down, Nebo stoops over;
Their images are consigned to the beasts and the cattle.
The things [fn]that you carry are burdensome,
A load for the weary beast.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:2 - “Declare and proclaim among the nations.
Proclaim it and lift up a standard.
Do not conceal it but say,
‘Babylon has been captured,
Bel H1078 has been put to shame, [fn]Marduk has been [fn]shattered;
Her images have been put to shame, her idols have been shattered.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:44 - “I will punish Bel H1078 in Babylon,
And I will make what he has swallowed come out of his mouth;
And the nations will no longer stream to him.
Even the wall of Babylon has fallen down!

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