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Moloch-Baal---Alix-Moloch-statue-a-offrande---Jacques-Marti.jpg (1027×945)

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Moloch Moloch worship was practiced by the Canaanites, Phoenician and related cultures in North Africa and the Levant. Practises were amoungst many, parents sacrificing there own children to him.

Moloch Moloch worship was practiced by the Canaanites, Phoenician and related cultures in North Africa and the Levant. Practises were amoungst many, parents sacrificing there own children to him.

“IN THE BELLY OF MOLOCH, THE CHILD MUST BURN…” William Blake The Flight of Moloch, watercolour, 25.7 x 19.7 cm. 1809 “As a god, Moloch was part of cult worship which revolved around a kind of propitiatory child sacrifice system where the children were offered by the parents themselves in a honour ceremony to the god. This kind of sacrifice was void of any edged knives or weapons, but instead gave homage to fire which was connected with Moloch.” Submitted by gvs...

“IN THE BELLY OF MOLOCH, THE CHILD MUST BURN…” William Blake The Flight of Moloch, watercolour, 25.7 x 19.7 cm. 1809 “As a god, Moloch was part of cult worship which revolved around a kind of propitiatory child sacrifice system where the children were offered by the parents themselves in a honour ceremony to the god. This kind of sacrifice was void of any edged knives or weapons, but instead gave homage to fire which was connected with Moloch.” Submitted by gvs...

BELLY OF THE BEAST; IN THE LAND OF CANAAN WHICH THE ISRAELITES SHARED WITH ISRAEL NOT ALWAYS PEACEFULLY THEIR LOCAL GOD WAS BAAL TO WHOM AT TIMES THEY SACRIFICED CHILDREN

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BELLY OF THE BEAST; IN THE LAND OF CANAAN WHICH THE ISRAELITES SHARED WITH ISRAEL NOT ALWAYS PEACEFULLY THEIR LOCAL GOD WAS BAAL TO WHOM AT TIMES THEY SACRIFICED CHILDREN

Moloch  As a god worshipped by the Phoenicians and Canaanites, Moloch had associations with a particular kind of propitiatory child sacrifice by parents.  Leviticus 18:21: "And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Moloch"

Moloch As a god worshipped by the Phoenicians and Canaanites, Moloch had associations with a particular kind of propitiatory child sacrifice by parents. Leviticus 18:21: "And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Moloch"

John Singer Sargent, Moloch, detail of The Pagan Gods Mural at the Boston Public Library

John Singer Sargent, Moloch, detail of The Pagan Gods Mural at the Boston Public Library

Demon Moloch from Collin de Plancy's 'Dictionnaire Infernal' (Louis Le Breton).

Demon Moloch from Collin de Plancy's 'Dictionnaire Infernal' (Louis Le Breton).

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