There is also the Moloch horridus of South and Western Australia, covered with tubercles bearing large spines, which give it a very strange aspect.
Corresponding to heaven, the abode of the righteous, we have Ge-henna (originally Ge-Hinnom, the scene of the Moloch rites of human sacrifice), the place of punishment after death for apostate Jews.
The Moloch who appears from the stele of Jehawmelek to have been with Baalit the chief deity of the city.
Are of too late date by themselves to prove the immolation of children to Moloch in old Israel.
Moloch), that sacrificial functions reached their full importance.
Been called Moloch horridus.
The god who demanded these victims, and especially the burning of children, seems to have been Milk, the Molech or Moloch of the Old Testament.
15-19) and swear by the Ammonite god Milcom (or perhaps by their Moloch; for the persistence of his grim cult, see Moloch).