Now it came to pass, after that Amaziah was come from the
slaughter of the Edomites
Instead of returning thanks to God for the victory obtained, and giving him the glory of it:
that he brought the gods of the children of Seir, and set them up to be
what were the gods of the Edomites is nowhere said in Scripture; only Josephus F12 speaks of the priests of Coze, which he says was a god of the Idumaeans:
and bowed himself before them, and burned incense unto them;
which was the greatest piece of sottishhess and stupidity imaginable, to worship the gods of a nation conquered by him; for since they could not save them, what help could he expect from them?
F12 Antiqu. l. l5. c. 7. sect. 9.