15 ‘Cursed is the man who makes [a](A)an idol or a molten image, an abomination to the Lord, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and sets it up in secret.’ And (B)all the people shall answer and say, ‘Amen.’

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  1. Deuteronomy 27:15 Or a graven image

For Solomon went after (A)Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians and after [a](B)Milcom the detestable idol of the Ammonites.

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  1. 1 Kings 11:5 In Jer 49:1, 3, Malcam

Then Solomon built a high place for (A)Chemosh the detestable idol of Moab, on the mountain which is [a]east of Jerusalem, and for (B)Molech the detestable idol of the sons of Ammon.

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  1. 1 Kings 11:7 Lit before

13 The high places which were before Jerusalem, which were on the right of (A)the mount of destruction which Solomon the king of Israel had built for (B)Ashtoreth the abomination of the Sidonians, and for (C)Chemosh the abomination of Moab, and for Milcom the abomination of the sons of Ammon, the king defiled. 14 (D)He broke in pieces the sacred pillars and cut down the Asherim and (E)filled their places with human bones.

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