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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Baal-Gad

("Baal, the fortune-bringer".) The planet Jupiter (Isaiah 65:11 margin); "Gad" is the Babylonian god of fortune, Bel. The Arabs called it the "greater good fortune"; and "Meni," the planet Venus, corresponds to "the lesser good fortune." The city (Joshua 11:17) bears the same name.


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These dictionary topics are from Fausset Bible Dictionary, 1949. Public Domain.

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Fausset, Andrew R. "Entry for 'Baal-Gad'". "Fausset Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/fbd/view.cgi?number=T460>. 1949.