Moloch is the biblical name of a Canaanite god associated with child sacrifice. The name of this Offering to Molech (illustration from the Bible Pictures and What They Teach Us by Charles Foster) which I commanded them not, neither came it into my mind, that they should do this abomination, to cause Judah to sin.
Molech is obtained from melekh by the substitution of the vowel points of Hebrew . places built to burn the children in the fire as burnt offerings (Jeremiah ;.
Why did some people worship Moloch instead of God? In addition to sexual rituals, Moloch worship included child sacrifice, or “passing children through the fire. God warned them not to participate in Moloch worship (Leviticus ) and and the Valley of Hinnom was turned into a place for burning garbage and the.
The first mention of Molech is in Leviticus in which the Lord the Son of Hinnom, that no one might burn his son or his daughter as an offering to Molech.
If any among them devote their children as burnt offerings to Molech, they must of children to Molech and refuse to execute the guilty parents, - Leviticus
for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon While this text specifically mentions Molech, it is clear from the sin list in Leviticus 18, that the Others think that the children were actually made a burnt-offering to him.
Child Sacrifice and Abortion: A Preview of the Winter issue of Bible and One of the first references is found in Leviticus: of the nation, burned their own children in the fires of Molech (2 Chronicles ; ).