Biblical mythical creatures (part 3): The other gods of the Bible (A, B)

June 29, 2009 at 4:39 pm (biblical mythical creatures)

Part 1 of the Biblical Mythical Creatures series briefly mentioned that the Bible referenced other gods. This post will deal with some of those other gods.

  • Adrammelech: Sepharvite god (2 Kings 17:31).
  • Anammelech: Sepharvite god (2 Kings 17:31).
  • Ashima: Samaritan Moon goddess (2 Kings 17:30).
  • Ashtoreth: Canaanite goddess (1 Kings 11:5).
  • Baal: Canaanite god of fertility, vegitation, and storms (1 Kings 18:19).
  • Baal-berith: A regional variation/aspect of Baal (Judges 8:33).
  • Baal-peor: Moabite regional variation/aspect of Baal (Numbers 25:3).
  • Baal-zebub: Philistine/Ekronian regional variation/aspect of Baal (Luke 11:19).
  • Baalim: Canaanite gods (“Lords”), a collective of the different aspects of Baa (1 Kings 18:18).
  • Bel: Assyrian/Babylonian/Sumerian god (“Lord”) (Isaiah 46:1).

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