The Apocrypha, Lesson 5: The Greek Portions of Daniel, Pt. 3

Bel and the Serpent

Earlier, we learned about the Prayer of Azariah, the Hymn of the Three Young Men, and Susanna.   Today, we study Bel and the Serpent.   Who or What is “Bel”? The Babylonian god, “Bel” is a variant of the word, “Baal,” which means “Lord” and is another name for the Babylonian god, Marduk.  Non-biblical sources […]