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1 Kings 11:5 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Solomon followed Ashtoreth, the goddess of the Sidonians, and Milcom, the detestable idol of the Ammonites.

2 Kings 23:13 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 The king also defiled the high places that were across from Jerusalem, to the south of the Mount of Destruction, which King Solomon of Israel had built for Ashtoreth, the detestable idol of the Sidonians; for Chemosh, the detestable idol of Moab; and for Milcom, the abomination of the Ammonites.

Jeremiah 49:1 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Prophecies against Ammon

49 About the Ammonites, this is what the Lord says:

Does Israel have no sons?
Is he without an heir?
Why then has Milcom[a][b] dispossessed Gad
and his people settled in their cities?


  1. Jeremiah 49:1 LXX, Syr, Vg; MT reads Malkam
  2. Jeremiah 49:1 = Molech

Jeremiah 49:3 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Wail, Heshbon, for Ai is devastated;
cry out, daughters of Rabbah!
Clothe yourselves with sackcloth, and lament;
run back and forth within your walls,[a]
because Milcom will go into exile
together with his priests and officials.


  1. Jeremiah 49:3 Or sheep pens

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