Definitions of Baal-peor

  1. 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 Numbers 25:5 Numbers 25:18 ; Deuteronomy 4:3 ; Psalms 106:28 ; Hosea 9:10 ).
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