2 Kings 23:10 References
10 aHe also defiled Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom, bthat no man might make his son or his daughter pass through the fire for cMolech.
a Isaiah 30:33, Jeremiah 7:31, Jeremiah 7:32, Jeremiah 19:4-6
33 For aTopheth has long been ready,
Indeed, it has been prepared for the king.
He has made it deep and large, A pyre of fire with plenty of wood; The bbreath of the Lord, like a torrent of cbrimstone, sets it afire.
31 "They have abuilt the high places of Topheth, which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to bburn their sons and their daughters in the fire, which I cdid not command, and it did not come into My mind.
32 "aTherefore, behold, days are coming," declares the Lord, "when it will no longer be called Topheth, or the valley of the son of Hinnom, but the valley of the Slaughter; for they will bbury in Topheth because there is no other place.
4 "Because they have aforsaken Me and have bmade this an alien place and have burned sacrifices in it to cother gods, that neither they nor their forefathers nor the kings of Judah had ever known, and because they have filled this place with the dblood of the innocent
5 and have built the ahigh places of Baal to burn their bsons in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, a thing which I never commanded or spoke of, nor did it ever enter My mind;