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  1. To us it may seem that the sudden denunciation of a Christian ceremony, even what may be deemed a perverted Christian ceremony, as sheer " idolatry," equivalent to the worship of serpents, bulls, or of a foreign Baal in ancient Israel- was a step calculated to confuse the real issues and to provoke a religious war of massacre. – John Knox and the Reformation by Andrew Lang
  2. I well remember the voice of more than seven thousand, even at that day, who had never bowed the knee to the Baal of slavery that was raised in favor of the course pursued by the noble woman. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  3. The political condition of Canaan resembled its religious condition; as each district had its separate Baal so too it had its separate political existence. – Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations by Archibald Sayce
  4. And thus to Jehovah they gave the name of Baal also, Hos. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  5. He is their Baal before whom they hope to oblige all nations upon earth to prostrate themselves as soon as infidelity has entirely banished Christianity; for the Illuminati do not expect to reign till the last Christian is buried under the rubbish of the last altar of Christ. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  6. Baal is in the Church. – An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707) by Robert S. Rait
  7. The inscription appears to give the name of a goddess, Agana- Zaphon, the second part of which recalls the name of Baal Zephon. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  8. It is commonly said to indicate spots which were specially devoted to the worship of Baal and many arguments have been based upon its occurrence and distribution. – Climbing in The British Isles. Vol. 1 - England by W. P. Haskett Smith
  9. The moon was concealed by clouds, but the flickering fire on the summit of the lofty height of Baal zephon blazed brighter and brighter. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. Perchance I can help thee, said the Baal Shem. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  11. The temple of Baal at Jerusalem was destroyed; the high priest of it, Mathan by name, was slain. – The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI) by Max Duncker
  12. Yet I will spare seven thousand in Israel- all who have not worshipped Baal and kissed his image. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  13. And in another place: They have built also the high places of Baal to burn their sons with fire for burnt- offerings unto Baal – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.) by Jacob Bryant
  14. The peasants are not, of course, aware that the ceremony is a remnant of the worship of Baal – England in the Days of Old by William Andrews
  15. One of these was Baal – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce
  16. Declamation against militarism has no more serious place in an earnest and intelligent movement for righteousness in this country than declamation against the worship of Baal or Astaroth. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  17. I hadn't got nobody belongin' and we've been first rate friends, Baal and me. – Dorothy at Oak Knowe by Evelyn Raymond
  18. But if ye be indeed one from that idolatrous country of Scotland, the Lord hath sent you to witness the triumph of His servant, Know that I am no longer the man John Gib, but the chosen of the Lord, to whom He hath given a new name, even Jerubbaal, saying let Baal plead against him, because he hath thrown down his altar. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  19. Tell me about Thor and Baal and the original bloodthirsty Yahweh. – Pagan Passions by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  20. The discovery of the art of purple- dyeing has been attributed to the Tyrian tutelary deity Melkart, who is identified with Baal by many writers. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith