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Chemosh

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One of the chief gods of the Moabites and the Ammonites, the worship of which was introduced at Jerusalem by Solomon, and abolished by Josiah. Numbers 21:29 ; Judges 11:24 ; 1 Kings 11:7,33 ;

2 Kings 23:13 ; Jeremiah 48:7,13,46 . On the 'MOABITE ' STONE,q.v., this 'god' is mentioned. The king, referring to the king of Israel, says, "Chemosh drove him before my sight."


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Chemosh'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/c/chemosh.html. 1897.

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