Belphegor

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Belphegor:

see Baal-peorBaal-peor
, in the Bible, local divinity (the Baal) of Peor. According to the Book of Numbers, the Hebrews stayed at Shittim during the wilderness wanderings. While there, Hebrew men had sexual relationships with the local Moabite women.
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Belphegor

fiend turned man; henpecked by wife. [Ital. Lit.: Belphegor, Walsh Classical, 53]
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Los hebreos rebeldes obligaron a Aaron, amenazandolo de muerte, a permitir la fabricacion de la imagen de "un dios como los de verdad": un Toro o Becerro de Oro, por ejemplo; esta era una de las formas del Apis egipcio, del Bid persa y del Belfegor fenicio.