2 occurrences in 2 dictionaries
The Lord spoke about the Ammonites. "Do you think there are not any people of the nation of Israel remaining? Do you think there are not any of them remaining to reinherit their land? Is that why you people who worship the god Milcom have taken possession of the territory of Gad and live in his cities? Because you did that, I, the Lord, affirm that a time is coming when I will make Rabbah, the capital city of Ammon, hear the sound of the battle cry. It will become a mound covered with ruins. Its villages will be burned to the ground. Then Israel will take back its land from those who took their land from them. I, the Lord, affirm it! read more. Wail, you people in Heshbon, because Ai in Ammon is destroyed. Cry out in anguish, you people in the villages surrounding Rabbah. Put on sackcloth and cry out in mourning. Run about covered with gashes. For your god Milcom will go into exile along with his priests and officials.
Ammon's king will be deported; he and his officials will be carried off together." The Lord has spoken!
1. Son of Shaharaim, a Benjamite. 1Ch 8:9.
2. An idol worshipped by some Jews who also professed to worship Jehovah. Zep 1:5. Some judge it to have been the same as Molech.
By his wife Hodesh he fathered Jobab, Zibia, Mesha, Malkam,
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