Baal-peor

Boyd’s Bible Dictionary:

Strong’s Dictionary of Hebrew Words:

Transliteration:
Ba`al
Phonic:
P`owr
Meaning:
from 1168 and 6465; Baal of Peor; Baal-Peor, a Moabitish deity
KJV Usage:
Baal-peor

Jackson’s Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names:

lord of the opening

Potts’ Bible Proper Names:

The lord of the opening, or gap:―a Moabitish deity, Num. 25:3. {Dominus aperturae}

From Manners and Customs of the Bible:

The worship of this special form of Baal is generally supposed to have been accompanied with obscene rites. This seems to be indicated in this chapter. Some consider Baal-peor to be the same as Chemosh.