Jephthah

Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the Lord.(A) They served the Baals and the Ashtoreths,(B) and the gods of Aram,(C) the gods of Sidon,(D) the gods of Moab, the gods of the Ammonites(E) and the gods of the Philistines.(F) And because the Israelites forsook the Lord(G) and no longer served him,

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24 Will you not take what your god Chemosh(A) gives you? Likewise, whatever the Lord our God has given us,(B) we will possess.

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15 “Look,” said Naomi, “your sister-in-law(A) is going back to her people and her gods.(B) Go back with her.”

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On a hill east(A) of Jerusalem, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh(B) the detestable god of Moab, and for Molek(C) the detestable god of the Ammonites.

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33 I will do this because they have[a] forsaken me and worshiped(A) Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, Chemosh the god of the Moabites, and Molek the god of the Ammonites, and have not walked(B) in obedience to me, nor done what is right in my eyes, nor kept my decrees(C) and laws as David, Solomon’s father, did.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 11:33 Hebrew; Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac because he has

13 The king also desecrated the high places that were east of Jerusalem on the south of the Hill of Corruption—the ones Solomon(A) king of Israel had built for Ashtoreth the vile goddess of the Sidonians, for Chemosh the vile god of Moab, and for Molek the detestable(B) god of the people of Ammon.(C)

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Since you trust in your deeds and riches,(A)
    you too will be taken captive,
and Chemosh(B) will go into exile,(C)
    together with his priests and officials.(D)

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46 Woe to you, Moab!(A)
    The people of Chemosh are destroyed;
your sons are taken into exile
    and your daughters into captivity.

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