3,4,6 Ex 4:22,23 1Ki 14:6-13 21:18-24 22:28
Literally, "the lord of flies;" or, as the LXX. render,
[Baal mwean theon,] Baal the fly god. See note on Ex 8:24.
* on which thou are gone up.
In the East there is usually at the end of each chamber a
little gallery, raised three or four feet above the floor,
with a balustrade in front, to which they go up by a few
steps: here they place their beds; an allusion to which
situation is involved in this declaration of Elijah's, and
frequently referred to in the Sacred Scriptures: see Ge 49:4.
5:21 Ps 132:3