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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. 1897.

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