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2 Kings 23:10 CEB

10 Josiah defiled the Topheth in the Ben-hinnom Valley so no one could burn their child alive in honor of the god Molech.

Study tools for 2 Kings 23:10

  • a 23:6 - Heb lacks <i>image</i>; perhaps a pole dedicated to the goddess.
  • b 23:7 - Traditionally <i>cultic prostitutes</i>
  • c 23:7 - Heb uncertain
  • d 23:11 - Heb uncertain
  • e 23:12 - Correction; MT <i>removed them quickly </i>or <i>ran from there</i>
  • f 23:14 - Heb <i>asherim</i>, perhaps objects devoted to the goddess Asherah
  • g 23:15 - Heb <i>asherah</i>, perhaps an object devoted to the goddess Asherah
  • h 23:16 - LXX; MT lacks <i>when Jeroboam stood by the altar at the festival. Josiah then turned and saw the tomb of the man of God.</i>