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Chemosh

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Chemosh (kç'mŏsh), subduer. The national deity of the Moabites. Numbers 21:29; Jeremiah 48:7; Jeremiah 48:13; Jeremiah 48:46. In Judges 11:24 he also appears as the god of the Ammonites. Solomon introduced, and Josiah abolished, the worship of Chemosh at Jerusalem. 1 Kings 11:7; 2 Kings 23:13. Also related to Baal-peor, Baal-zebub, Mars, and Saturn.


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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Chemosh'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/rpd/c/chemosh.html. 1893.

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