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Baal-Berith

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bā -al -bē´rith בּעל בּרית , ba‛al berı̄th = "Baal of the Covenant"): An idol worshipped by the Shechemites after Gideon's death (Judges 8:33 ), as protector and guardian of engagements. His temple is also referred to in Judges 9:4 . See BAAL . (1).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Baal-Berith'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/b/baal-berith.html. 1915.

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