Baal-berith in the Bible
A god of the Shechemites
- Judges 9:4 And they gave him threescore and ten pieces of silver out of the house of Baalberith, wherewith Abimelech hired vain and light persons, which followed him.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for BAAL-BERITH.
Worshiped by Israelites
- Judges 8:33 And it came to pass, as soon as Gideon was dead, that the children of Israel turned again, and went a whoring after Baalim, and made Baalberith their god.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Baal-Berith.
- Judges 9:46 And when all the men of the tower of Shechem heard that, they entered into an hold of the house of the god Berith.