esh-baal Summary and Overview
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esh-baal in Smith's Bible Dictionary
(Baal's man), #1Ch 8:33; 9:39| the same as Ish-bosheth.
esh-baal in Schaff's Bible Dictionary
ESH'-BA'AL (Baal's man), the same with Ishbosheth. 1 Chr 8:33;1 Chr 9:39. See Ishbosheth.
esh-baal in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("Baal's man".) Saul's youngest son (1 Chronicles 8:33; 1 Chronicles 9:39); Bosheth ("shame") being substituted for Baal through the believing Israelites' contempt of idols, Ishbosheth is its equivalent (Isaiah 44:9, etc.; Hosea 9:10),