and contrary to my command(A) has worshiped other gods,(B) bowing down to them or to the sun(C) or the moon or the stars in the sky,(D)

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11 He removed from the entrance to the temple of the Lord the horses that the kings of Judah(A) had dedicated to the sun. They were in the court[a] near the room of an official named Nathan-Melek. Josiah then burned the chariots dedicated to the sun.(B)

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  1. 2 Kings 23:11 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
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26 if I have regarded the sun(A) in its radiance
    or the moon(B) moving in splendor,

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They will be exposed to the sun and the moon and all the stars of the heavens, which they have loved and served(A) and which they have followed and consulted and worshiped.(B) They will not be gathered up or buried,(C) but will be like dung lying on the ground.(D)

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13 There in the temple of the sun[a](A) in Egypt he will demolish the sacred pillars(B) and will burn down the temples of the gods of Egypt.’”

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  1. Jeremiah 43:13 Or in Heliopolis
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16 He then brought me into the inner court(A) of the house of the Lord, and there at the entrance to the temple, between the portico and the altar,(B) were about twenty-five men. With their backs toward the temple of the Lord and their faces toward the east, they were bowing down to the sun(C) in the east.(D)

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