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Wisdom 12:4-5 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

    whom you hated for deeds most odious—
    works of sorcery and impious sacrifices;
These merciless murderers of children,
    devourers of human flesh,[a]
    and initiates engaged in a blood ritual,

Footnotes:

  1. 12:5 The horrible crimes here attributed to the Canaanites (cf. also 14:23) were not unheard of in the ancient world.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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Wisdom 14:15 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

15 [a]For a father, afflicted with untimely mourning,
    made an image of the child so quickly taken from him,
And now honored as a god what once was dead
    and handed down to his household mysteries and sacrifices.

Footnotes:

  1. 14:15–21 The author develops two examples of idolatry: cult of the dead, and cult of the king.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Scripture texts, prefaces, introductions, footnotes and cross references used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

Isaiah 57:5 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

You who burn with lust among the oaks,
    under every green tree;
You who immolate children in the wadies,
    among the clefts of the rocks?[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 57:5 Child sacrifice is also attested in 2 Kgs 23:10; Jer 7:31; Ez 16:20; 20:28, 31; 23:37–39.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Scripture texts, prefaces, introductions, footnotes and cross references used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

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