🔼The name Baal Peor in the Bible
The name Baal-peor is spelled with a maqqep (בעל־פעור) in Hosea 9:10 and Deuteronomy 4:3.
🔼Etymology of the name Baal Peor
The name Baal Peor consists of two parts: Firstly the word Baal a common word meaning owner, husband:
🔼Baal Peor meaning
Hosea remarks on the Baal Peor event in Hosea 9:10, and it is clear that the Israelites defiled themselves there with abundant fornication and sexual perversion. All leading translators steer timidly clear from this name, which basically comes down to Lord Hole.