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Baal-hamon meaning

בעל המון
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🔼The name Baal-hamon in the Bible

The name Baal-hamon occurs only once in the Bible. In the Song Of Solomon the bride sings out: "Solomon had a vineyard in Baal-hamon" (Song Of Solomon 8:11). We don't know where that vineyard might have been but some scholars equate it with Baal-gad.

🔼Etymology of the name Baal-hamon

The name Baal-hamon consists of two parts. The first part is the familiar word בעל (ba'al), Baal, meaning lord or master:

The second part of our name is the same as the noun המון (hamon), denoting a large group of noisy people:

🔼Baal-hamon meaning

For a meaning of the name Baal-hemon, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read Lord Of A Multitude. BDB Theological Dictionary goes after the root meaning of the hamon-part, and reads Possessor Of Abundance.

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