Chemosh

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Chemosh

(kē`mŏsh), identified, probably mistakenly, as the god of the Ammonites in the Bible (see MilcomMilcom
[Heb.,=their king], in the Bible, god of the Ammonites whose cult Solomon introduced in Jerusalem. In the Book of Judges the name is replaced (probably by mistake) by Chemosh. Milcom may be identifiable with Molech.
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). In First and Second Kings, Solomon erected an altar to him at Jerusalem, and Josiah destroyed it.
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