Lev 18:21

18:21 offer them to Molech. The custom of sacrificing children was practiced among the ancient Phoenicians and pagan inhabitants of Canaan (Deut. 12:31 note). The cult of Molech, a god of the Ammonites, was a temptation to the Israelites (1 Kin. 11:7; 2 Kin. 23:10).