1078. Bel
Strong's Concordance
Bel: a chief Bab. deity
Original Word: בֵּל
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Bel
Phonetic Spelling: (bale)
Definition: a chief Bab. deity
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
short. form of Baal
a chief Bab. deity
NASB Translation
Bel (3).

בֵּל proper name, masculine a chief Babylonian deity (Babylonian Bêlu = בַּעַל, lord; Bêl regarded as older form than בַּעַל by HptHebraica. i. 178; BAS i. 17) = Merodach (compare מרדך), tutelary god of Babylon (to be distinguished from older Bêlu, one of ancient Babylonian triad) Jeremiah 50:2 ("" מְרֹדַךְ) Jeremiah 51:44; Isaiah 46:1 ("" נְבֹו) — both writers of Babylonian period; — on Bel see COT Genesis 11:4; Judges 2:11; SayRel. Babylonian 103, 110 JenKosmologie 24, 134, 307, 391.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

By contraction for Ba'al; Bel, the Baal of the Babylonians -- Bel.

see HEBREW Ba'al

Forms and Transliterations
בֵּ֜ל בֵּל֙ בל bel bêl
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Englishman's Concordance
Isaiah 46:1
HEB: כָּרַ֥ע בֵּל֙ קֹרֵ֣ס נְב֔וֹ
NAS: Bel has bowed down, Nebo
KJV: Bel boweth down, Nebo
INT: has bowed Bel stoops Nebo

Jeremiah 50:2
HEB: בָבֶ֜ל הֹבִ֥ישׁ בֵּל֙ חַ֣ת מְרֹדָ֔ךְ
NAS: has been captured, Bel has been put to shame,
KJV: is taken, Bel is confounded,
INT: Babylon is confounded Bel has been Marduk

Jeremiah 51:44
HEB: וּפָקַדְתִּ֨י עַל־ בֵּ֜ל בְּבָבֶ֗ל וְהֹצֵאתִ֤י
NAS: I will punish Bel in Babylon,
KJV: And I will punish Bel in Babylon,
INT: will punish and Bel Babylon come

3 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 1078
3 Occurrences

bêl — 3 Occ.

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