he was popular with the Phoenicians; as Belus or Bel he had
They flocked, then, from Lambert to Monk, as sinners flock from Baal
As for those antique floor-cloth & still occasionally seen in the dwellings of the rabble - cloths of huge, sprawling, and radiating devises, stripe-interspersed, and glorious with all hues, among which no ground is intelligible-these are but the wicked invention of a race of time-servers and money-lovers - children of Baal
and worshippers of Mammon - Benthams, who, to spare thought and economize fancy, first cruelly invented the Kaleidoscope, and then established joint-stock companies to twirl it by steam.
Let this victim to Baal
be sent, To the lions the martyr be thrown
As for those captive tribes, themselves were they Who wrought their own captivity, fell off From God to worship calves, the deities Of Egypt, Baal
next and Ashtaroth, And all the idolatries of heathen round, Besides their other worse than heathenish crimes; Nor in the land of their captivity Humbled themselves, or penitent besought The God of their forefathers, but so died Impenitent, and left a race behind Like to themselves, distinguishable scarce From Gentiles, but by circumcision vain, And God with idols in their worship joined.
that however we may fancy ourselves alone on the side of good, the King and Lord of men is nowhere without His witnesses; for in every society, however seemingly corrupt and godless, there are those who have not bowed the knee to Baal
2 sums up the theme of Israel's endless backsliding: "The more I (the Lord) called them, the more they went from me; they kept sacrificing to the Baals, and burning incense to idols.
Joash is shielding his son from harm, to be sure, but he is also writing Baal off as a chump.
own and run The Tree Mover, growing and selling Christmas trees every November and December as well moving trees, landscaping and growing gourds year-round.
It is not I who disturb Israel', he answered, 'but you and your family, by forsaking the commands of the Lord and following the Baals
also specialize in landscaping, growing trees and moving trees year-round.
4-7; Hosea's eschatology; the concept of Baal
in the book of Hosea; Hos.