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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Baal-Peor

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Lord of the opening, a god of the Moabites (Numbers 25:3 ; 31:16 ; Joshua 22:17 ), worshipped by obscene rites. So called from Mount Peor, where this worship was celebrated, the Baal of Peor. The Israelites fell into the worship of this idol (Numbers 25:3,5,18 ; Deuteronomy 4:3 ; Psalm 106:28 ; Hosea 9:10 ).

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Baal-Peor'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/b/baal-peor.html. 1897.

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