Fausset's Bible Dictionary
- Baal Perazim
"lord of breaches", where Jehovah broke forth on David's enemies, the Philistines, as a breach ("bursting forth") of waters (2 Samuel 5:20; 1 Chronicles 14:11). Compare Isaiah 28:21, "Mount Perazim"; once the idol Baal's high place, henceforth it was to be noted for Jehovah's bursting forth on David's idolatrous foes.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Baal having rents, bursts, or destructions, the scene of a victory gained by David over the Philistines (2 Samuel 5:20 ; 1 Chronicles 14:11 ). Called Mount Perazim (Isaiah 28:21 ). It was near the valley of Rephaim, west of Jerusalem. Identified with the modern Jebel Aly.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(bay' uhl-pehr' uh zim) Place name meaning, “Lord of the breakthroughs” or “Baal of the breaches.” Place of David's initial victory over the Philistines after he became king of all Israel at Hebron, then captured and moved to Jerusalem (2 Samuel 5:20 ). The location is not known. It is probably identical with Mount Perazim (Isaiah 28:21 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
God of divisions
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
At this spot, the Philistines were put to flight by David, (2 Samuel 5:20; 1 Chronicles 14:11) The margin of the Bible hath rendered this name, the plain of breaches. And, consequently, David was the lord or master of it.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
BAAL-PERAZIM . An unidentified site near Jerusalem ( 2 Samuel 5:20 , 1 Chronicles 14:11 ).
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Place of breaches, a name given by David to the scene of a battle with the Philistines, 2 Samuel 5:20 ; 1 Chronicles 14:11 ; Isaiah 28:21 . It was in the valley of Rephaim, not far southwest of Jerusalem.
Perazim - (peh' ruh zihm) See Baal-perazim
Perazim - = Baal-perazim
Baal-Perazim - Baal-perazim
Perazim, Mount - A place probably connected with Baal-perazim,where David smote the Philistines
Perazim, Mount - It is the same as Baal-perazim (q
Per'Azim - (a breach ), Mount, a name which occurs in ( Isaiah 28:21 ) only --unless the place which it designates is identical with the Baal-perazim mentioned as the scene of one of David's victories over the Philistines, which was in the valley of Rephaim, south of Jerusalem, on the road to Bethlehem
Baal - Baal-perazim (bâ'al-pĕr'a-zĭm, or perâ'sim), lord of divisions
Philistines, the - David finally checked the Philistine advance at Baal-perazim (2 Samuel 5:17-25 )
David - The Philistines, who had for some time observed a kind of truce, now made war against David; but were defeated in battle at a place afterwards called, in remembrance of the victory, Baal-perazim