12:30 the crown of their king. A crown weighing as much as seventy-five pounds (“a talent”) would have been too heavy to wear except for brief ceremonies. The crown could have been from a statue of Milcom or Molech. The same Hebrew letters translated as “their king” could also be read as “Milcom” (i.e., Molech, the chief god of the Ammonites; see 1 Kin. 11:5, 33).