Thou shalt not give of thy seed to offer it unto Moloch, that thou defile not the name of thy God, for I am the LORD.
"Tell the children of Israel, whosoever he be of the children of Israel or of the strangers that dwell in Israel that giveth of his seed unto Moloch, he shall die for it: the people of the land shall stone him with stones.
And I will set my face upon that fellow, and will destroy him from among his people: because he hath given of his seed unto Moloch, for to defile my sanctuary and to pollute mine holy name.
And though that the people of the land hide their eyes from that fellow, when he giveth of his seed unto Moloch, so that they kill him not:
yet I will put my face upon that man and upon his household, and will destroy him and all that go a whoring with him and commit whoredom with Moloch from among their people.
After that, Solomon built an altar for Chemosh the abomination of the Moabites in the hill that standeth before Jerusalem, and unto Moloch the abomination of the children of Ammon.
And he defiled Tophet also, which is in the valley of the children of Hinnom, because no man should offer his son or his daughter in fire to Moloch.
They have builded high places for Baal in the valley of the children of Hinnom, to cause their sons and daughters to pass through fire in honor of Moloch: which I never commanded them, neither came it ever in my thought, to make Judah sin with such abomination.
But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves.
Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan, figures which ye made to worship them: and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.