1166. baal
Lexical Summary
baal: to marry, rule over
Original Word: בָּעַל
Transliteration: baal
Phonetic Spelling: (baw-al')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to marry, rule over
Meaning: to be master, to marry
Strong's Concordance
have dominion over, be husband, married, wife

A primitive root; to be master; hence, (as denominative from ba'al) to marry -- have dominion (over), be husband, marry(-ried, X wife).

see HEBREW ba'al


H1166. baal

בָּעַלverb marry, rule over (compare Arabic = own, possess, especially a wife or concubine; Ethiopic to be rich, Assyrian bâlu, rule COTGloss, Aramaic בְּעַלtake possession of wife or concubine) **Jeremiah 3:14; 31:32 AW JosKi Thes, comparing Arabic be disguated, derive from II. בָּעַל‎ loathe (followed by בְּ‎); so Buhl: Gie Du Co in 31:32 read גָּעַלְתִּי‎ (treating 3:14 as I. בָּעַל‎). —

Qal Perfect Malachi 2:11 6t.; Imperfect יִבְעַלIsaiah 62:5 (twice in verse); Participle suffix בֹּעֲלַיִךְ54:5; passive feminine בְּעוּלָה54:1 3t.; —

1 marry Genesis 20:3 (E) Deuteronomy 21:13; 22:22; 24:1; Isaiah 54:1, 5; 62:4-5, (twice in verse); Malachi 2:11; followed by בְּJeremiah 3:14; 31:32 be lord (husband) over.

2 rule over 1 Chronicles 4:22 (followed by לְ‎) Isaiah 26:13.

Niph`al Imperfect תִּבָּעֵלProverbs 30:23; Isaiah 62:4 be married.


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