Brief explanations of the name Beelzebul appear in the following: William F. Albright and Christopher S. Mann, Matthew, Anchor Bible 26 (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1971), p. 152; and Cyrus H. Gordon, “Eblaitica,” in Gary A. Rendsburg and N.H. Winter, eds., Eblaitica: Essays on the Ebla Archive and Eblaite Language (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1987), p. 27.