He followed Ashtoreth(A) the goddess of the Sidonians, and Molek(B) the detestable god of the Ammonites.

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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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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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19 No one stops to think,
    no one has the knowledge or understanding(A) to say,
“Half of it I used for fuel;(B)
    I even baked bread over its coals,
    I roasted meat and I ate.
Shall I make a detestable(C) thing from what is left?
    Shall I bow down to a block of wood?”(D)

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But whoever sacrifices a bull(A)
    is like one who kills a person,
and whoever offers a lamb
    is like one who breaks a dog’s neck;
whoever makes a grain offering
    is like one who presents pig’s(B) blood,
and whoever burns memorial incense(C)
    is like one who worships an idol.
They have chosen their own ways,(D)
    and they delight in their abominations;(E)

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