Definitions of Baalim

  1. of Baal

Usage examples for Baalim

  1. 19. " And I take away the names of the Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no more be remembered by their name." – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  2. In the twelfth year of his reign, that is, in the year 627, the old chronicler tells us, Josiah " brake down the altars of the Baalim in his presence; and the sun- images that were on high above them he hewed down; and the Asherim, and the graven images, and the molten images, he brake in pieces, and made dust of them, and strewed it upon the graves of them that had sacrificed unto them, and purged Judah, and Jerusalem." – Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile) by Isaac Landman
  3. Has written many works, of which we mention The Worship of Baalim in Israel, translated by Bp. – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  4. The days of the Baalim are the days consecrated to their worship, whether they were specially set apart for that purpose, or whether they were originally devoted to the worship of the Lord, whom they sought to confound with Baal. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  5. These were the Chanaanitish Baalim, offshoots of the supreme Baal, who were returning to their first cause to humble themselves before his might and annihilate themselves in his splendour. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  6. " I have not troubled Israel," he said, " but thou and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the Lord, and thou hast followed Baalim." – Child's Story of the Bible by Mary A. Lathbury
  7. At last she came close to Hamilcar, and without looking at him, without raising her head to him: " Greeting, eye of Baalim, eternal glory! – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  8. Should I then fear a King who wants to sell his people to the Baalim? – Master Olof A Drama in Five Acts by August Strindberg
  9. Just as there were Baalim or " Baals" by the side of Baal, so there were Astaroth or " Ashtoreths" by the side of Ashtoreth. – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce
  10. There were " gods many and lords many" in primitive Palestine, and though a comprehensive faith summed them up as its Baalim and Ashtaroth they yet had individual names and titles, as well as altars and priests. – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce
  11. There were as many Baals or Baalim as there were states or cults. – Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations by Archibald Sayce