Parts of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
a primitive root
TWOT Reference: 262
KJV Translation Count — 16x
Outline of Biblical Usage
1. to marry, rule over, possess, own
1. to marry, be lord (husband) over
2. to rule over
b. (Niphal) to be married
ba`al, baw-al'; a primitive root; to be master; hence, (as denominative from 1167) to marry: — have dominion (over), be husband, marry(-ried, X wife).
Concordance Results Using KJV
But God came to Abimelech in a dream by night, and said to him, Behold, thou art but a dead man, for the woman which thou hast taken; for she is a man's H1166.
And she shall put the raiment of her captivity from off her, and shall remain in thine house, and bewail her father and her mother a full month: and after that thou shalt go in unto her, and be her H1166, and she shall be thy H1166.
If a man be found lying with a woman H1166 to an H1166, then they shall both of them die, both the man that lay with the woman, and the woman: so shalt thou put away evil from Israel.
When a man hath taken a H1166, and H1166 her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
And Jokim, and the men of Chozeba, and Joash, and Saraph, who had the H1166 in Moab, and Jashubilehem. And these are ancient things.
For an odious woman when she is H1166; and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress.
O LORD our God, other lords beside thee have had H1166 over us: but by thee only will we make mention of thy name.
Sing, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the H1166 H1166, saith the LORD.
For thy Maker is thine H1166; the LORD of hosts is his name; and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall he be called.
Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall thy land any more be termed Desolate: but thou shalt be called Hephzibah, and thy land H1166: for the LORD delighteth in thee, and thy land shall be H1166.