Ba'ale OF JUDAH (Hebrews Badley' Yehud h', בִּעֲלֵי יהוּדָה, lords or cities of Judah; Sept. and Vulg. translate οἱ ἄρχοντες Ι᾿ουδά, vii Juda), a city in the tribe of Judah, from which David brought the ark into Jerusalem (2
Samuel 6:2). It is elsewhere called BAALAH SEE BAALAH (q.v.), and was still better known as KIRJATH-JEARIM (1Ch 13:6).