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Molech

Molech (mō´lĕk) or Moloch (mō´lŏk), Canaanite god of fire to whom children were offered in sacrifice; he is also known as an Assyrian god. He is attested as early as the 3d millennium BC, although most known references to him come from the later period represented by the Hebrew Bible, according to which Solomon and later Ahaz introduced the worship of him into Judah. He had a sanctuary at Tophet, in the valley of Hinnom S of Jerusalem. Milcom may be identifiable with Molech.

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Moloch

Moloch (mō´lŏk), in the Bible: see Molech.

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