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2 Kings 17:12

2 Kings 17:12

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:

whereof the Lord said unto them, ye shall not do this thing;
see ( Exodus 20:3-5 Exodus 20:23 ) .


F9 Vid. Macrob. l. 1. c. 7. Lactant. de fals. Relig. l. 1. c. 20.