For they served idols
Baalim, as the Targum; dunghill gods, as the word signifies, as they are often called in Scripture; and Sterculius was one of the names of Saturn, an Heathen deity, which he had, as is supposed, by his finding out the method of making land fruitful with dung F9:
F9 Vid. Macrob. l. 1. c. 7. Lactant. de fals. Relig. l. 1. c. 20.