Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #1167: ba`al (pronounced bah'-al)

from 1166; a master; hence, a husband, or (figuratively) owner (often used with another noun in modifications of this latter sense):--+ archer, + babbler, + bird, captain, chief man, + confederate, + have to do, + dreamer, those to whom it is due, + furious, those that are given to it, great, + hairy, he that hath it, have, + horseman, husband, lord, man, + married, master, person, + sworn, they of.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:



1) owner, husband, lord

1a) owner

1b) a husband

1c) citizens, inhabitants

1d) rulers, lords

1e) (noun of relationship used to characterise - i.e., master of dreams)

1f) lord (used of foreign gods)

Part of Speech: noun masculine

Relation: from H1166


This word is used 85 times:

Genesis 14:13: "and brother of Aner: and these were confederate with Abram."
Genesis 20:3: "which thou hast taken; for she is a man's"
Genesis 37:19: "another, Behold, this dreamer cometh."
Genesis 49:23: " The archers have sorely grieved him, and shot at him, and hated"
Exodus 21:3: "by himself: if he were married, then his wife shall go out with"
Exodus 21:22: "he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband upon him; and he shall pay"
Exodus 21:28: "and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be quit."
Exodus 21:29: "were wont to push with his horn in time past, and it hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in,"
Exodus 21:29: "a man or a woman; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner shall be put to death."
Exodus 21:34: " The owner of the pit shall make it good, and give money unto the owner of them; and the dead beast shall be"
Exodus 21:34: "shall make it good, and give money unto the owner of them; and the dead beast shall be"
Exodus 21:36: "the ox hath used to push in time past, and his owner hath not kept him in;"
Exodus 22:8: "the thief be not found, then the master of the house shall be brought unto the judges,"
Exodus 22:11: "his hand unto his neighbor's goods; and the owner of it shall accept thereof, and he shall not make it good."
Exodus 22:12: "it be stolen from him, he shall make restitution unto the owner"
Exodus 22:14: "his neighbor, and it be hurt, or die, the owner thereof being not with it, he shall surely make it good."
Exodus 22:15: "But if the owner thereof be with it, he shall not make it good: if it be a hired"
Exodus 24:14: "Aaron and Hur are with you: if any man have any matters unto"
Leviticus 21:4: "But he shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself."
Numbers 21:28: "from the city of Sihon: it hath consumed Ar of Moab, and the lords of the high places of Arnon."
Deuteronomy 15:2: "is the manner of the release: Every creditor that lendeth"
Deuteronomy 21:13: "and after that unto her, and be her husband, and she shall be thy wife."
Deuteronomy 22:22: "with a woman married to a husband, then they shall both of them die, both the man"
Deuteronomy 24:4: "Her former husband, which sent her away, may not take her again"
Joshua 24:11: "and came unto Jericho: and the men of Jericho fought against you, the Amorites, and the Perizzites,"
Judges 9:2: "I pray you, in the ears of all the men of Shechem, Whether is better for you, either that all"
Judges 9:3: "of him in the ears of all the men of Shechem all these"
Judges 9:6: "And all the men of Shechem gathered together, and all the house of Millo, and went, and made"
Judges 9:7: "and said unto them, Hearken unto me, ye men of Shechem, may hearken unto"
Judges 9:18: "of his maidservant, king over the men of Shechem, because he is your brother;)"
Judges 9:20: "from Abimelech, and devour the men of Shechem, and the house of Millo;"
Judges 9:20: "and the house of Millo; and let fire come out from the men from the men of Shechem,"
Judges 9:23: "spirit between Abimelech and the men of Shechem; and the men of Shechem dealt treacherously"
Judges 9:23: "Abimelech and the men of Shechem; and the men of Shechem dealt treacherously with Abimelech:"
Judges 9:24: "which slew them; and upon the men of Shechem, aided"
Judges 9:25: " And the men of Shechem set liers in wait for him in the top of the mountains, and they robbed"
Judges 9:26: "with his brethren, and went over to Shechem: and the men of Shechem put their confidence"
Judges 9:39: "And Gaal went out before the men of Shechem, and fought with Abimelech."
Judges 9:46: "And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard that, they entered into a hold"
Judges 9:47: "Abimelech, that all the men of the tower of Shechem were gathered together."
Judges 9:51: "the men and women, and all they of the city, and shut it to"
Judges 19:22: "beset the house round about, and beat at the door, and spoke to the master"
Judges 19:23: "And the man, the master of the house, went out unto them, and said unto them, Nay,"
Judges 20:5: " And the men of Gibeah rose against me, and beset the house round about upon"
1 Samuel 23:11: " Will the men of Keilah deliver me up into his hand? will Saul come down, as thy servant"
1 Samuel 23:12: "Then said David, Will the men of Keilah deliver me and my men into the hand of Saul?"
2 Samuel 1:6: "his spear; and, lo, the chariots and horsemen"
2 Samuel 11:26: "was dead, she mourned for her husband."
2 Samuel 21:12: "of Jonathan his son from the men of Jabesh-gilead, which"
2 Kings 1:8: "And they answered him, He was a hairy man, him, He was a hairy man, and girt with a girdle of leather"

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