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{n: Baal} any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples; the Hebrews considered Baal a false god

{n: Jezebel} wife of Ahab who was king of Israel; according to the Old Testament she was a cruel immoral queen who fostered the worship of Baal and tried to kill Elijah and other prophets of Israel (9th century BC)

{n: Marduk, Merodach, Baal Merodach, Bel-Merodach} the chief Babylonian god; his consort was Sarpanitu

{n: Mount Carmel} a mountain range in northwestern Israel near the Mediterranean coast
"according to the Old Testament, Elijah defeated the priests of Baal at Mount Carmel"

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