Associations to the word «Baal»
BAAL, proper noun. (mythology) (biblical) A storm and fertility god of the Phoenician and Canaanite pantheons, reckoned as chief of the gods by the 1st millennium BC.
BAAL, proper noun. (mythology) (biblical) (sometimes lowercase) Various other Baalim, understood as distinct patron gods or as local patron aspects the great god Baal.
BAAL, proper noun. (Christianity) One of the demons or fallen angels of Satan.
BAAL, proper noun. (often lowercase) A false deity or idol; (obsolete) (pejorative) Catholic or Orthodox icons of the saints.
BAAL, noun. Any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples; the Hebrews considered Baal a false god.
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