Bel

Bel

One of the names of Marduk, the leading god of Babylon (Isa 46:1; Jer 50:2).

Isa 46:1

1Bel bows down, Nebo stoops,
their idols are on beasts and cattle;
these things you carry are loaded
as burdens on weary animals.

Jer 50:2

2Declare among the nations and proclaim,
set up a banner and proclaim,
do not conceal it, say:
Babylon is taken,
Bel is put to shame,
Merodach is dismayed.
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