Molech


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Related to Molech: Baal, Ashtoreth, Chemosh, Bohemian Grove

Mo·lech

 (mō′lĕk′, mŏl′ək)
n.
Variant of Moloch.

Molech

(ˈməʊlɛk)
n
(Bible) Old Testament a variant of Moloch
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Noun1.Molech - god of the Canaanites and Phoenicians to whom parents sacrificed their childrenMolech - god of the Canaanites and Phoenicians to whom parents sacrificed their children
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21: "do not give any of your children to be sacrificed to Molech.
36) The modern administrative state has become our altar to Molech, demanding constant sacrifice.
Yet somehow supernatural and demigodic "angels" and "demons" are presented as independent segments of metaphysical realm--as well as the 40 or so named gods in the Bible: Ashtoreth, Tammuz, Diana, Jupiter, Nehushtan, Remphan, Chemosh, Nisroch, Molech, Rahab, and so on.
Jeremiah, the last of the pre-exilic prophets, bitterly complains: They placed their abominations in the House which bears My name and defiled it; and they built the shrines of Baal which are in the Valley of Benhinnom, where they offered up their sons and daughters to Molech .
Along with incest of various types there are prohibitions against sex during menstruation, adultery, beastiality, and, oddly, sacrificing children to Molech.
Quote of the Day: "Democrats worship abortion with same fervor the Canaanites worshipped Molech.
Brasi, who has come under the Don's protection, is a virtual Molech.