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2 Kings 23:13 NLT

13 The king also desecrated the pagan shrines east of Jerusalem, to the south of the Mount of Corruption, where King Solomon of Israel had built shrines for Ashtoreth, the detestable goddess of the Sidonians; and for Chemosh, the detestable god of the Moabites; and for Molech, the vile god of the Ammonites.

References for 2 Kings 23:13

    • e 23:13 - Hebrew Milcom, a variant spelling of Molech.

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      • a 23:9 - Hebrew did not come up to.
      • b 23:10 - Or to make a son or daughter pass through the fire.
      • c 23:11 - The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
      • d 23:12 - Or He quickly removed them.
      • e 23:13 - Hebrew Milcom, a variant spelling of Molech.
      • f 23:16 - As in Greek version; Hebrew lacks when Jeroboam stood beside the altar at the festival. Then Josiah turned and looked up at the tomb of the man of God.
      • g 23:19 - As in Greek and Syriac versions and Latin Vulgate; Hebrew lacks the .
      • h 23:24 - The Hebrew term (literally round things ) probably alludes to dung.
      • i 23:29 - Or Josiah went out to meet him.
      • j 23:29 - Hebrew he.
      • k 23:33 - The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
      • l 23:33 - Hebrew 100 talents [3,400 kilograms] of silver and 1 talent [34 kilograms] of gold.