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Nibhaz (Hebrew for "the barker")[1][2] was a deity of the Avim during the time of Shalmaneser I (2 Kings 17:31). Some indications of worship have been found in Syria, between Berytus and Tripolis, in the form of a dog.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Easton, Matthew George (1897). Easton's Bible Dictionary (3 ed.). 
  2. ^ a b "Nibhaz". Smith’s Bible Dictionary. Retrieved 7 June 2010.