Hadad

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Hadad

(hā`dăd), in the Bible. 1 Son of Ishmael. An alternate form is Hadar. 2 King of Edom. 3 Last king of Edom. Hadar is an alternate form. 4 Scion of the kings of Edom, who escaped Joab's massacre. He fled to Egypt and married the pharaoh's sister-in-law. Later he seems to have relieved Edom from Solomon's oppression.

Hadad

(hā`dăd) or

Adad

(ā`dăd), ancient weather god of Semitic origin, worshiped in Babylonia and Assyria. Important throughout the Middle East, he was worshiped under many names. As god of the storm, he was, according to one legend, the Epic of Gilgamesh, responsible for the great flood that overwhelmed the world.
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Al septimo dia Se acerco, [si], Ba'lu en su benevolencia: "
Segun Del Olmo Lete, dentro de la mitologia de Ugarit el ciclo mitologico referido a los dioses Ba'lu y Anatu se dramatiza el contraste vida-muerte en el ambito humano, animal y vegetal destacando especialmente el tema en la vida vegetal.
En Ugarit era conocida una Diosa menor, Tallayu ("la del rocio"), hija de Ba'lu y siempre acompanada del epiteto de "hija del orvallo" (13).
d]ISKUR, Ba'lu or Haddula (5d, 5e, 5f, 8) remains uncertain and may have varied depending on locale.
In Ugaritic there are references in the Ba'lu epic to dm dmr, generally rendered 'the blood of warriors,' and there may be another noun form 'protection,' perhaps dimru.
30a) du-Ba'li 'the one of Ba'lu,' Mari, Zadok, "Amorite Material," 322b