pass through: Molech signifies a king, or governor, of similar import with Baal, lord, or governor; and it is generally supposed that the sun was worshipped under this name; and more particularly as the fire appears to have been so much employed in his worship. It seems clear that children were not only consecrated to him by passing through the fire, which appears to be alluded to here, but that they were actually made a burnt offering to him - see the parallel passages. That the several abominations afterwards mentioned were actually practised by many heathen nations is abundantly attested by their own writers. Lev 20:2, Deu 12:31, Deu 18:10, 2Ki 16:3, 2Ki 21:6, 2Ki 23:10, Psa 106:37, Psa 106:38, Jer 7:31, Jer 19:5, Eze 20:31, Eze 23:37
to Molech: 1Ki 11:7, 1Ki 11:33, Amo 5:26, Act 7:43, Moloch.
profane: Lev 19:12, Lev 20:2-5, Lev 21:6, Lev 22:2, Lev 22:32, Eze 36:20-23, Mal 1:12, Rom 1:23, Rom 2:24
Reciprocal: Lev 20:3 - profane 1Ki 11:5 - Milcom 2Ki 17:17 - they caused 2Ki 17:31 - burnt their children 2Ch 28:3 - burnt 2Ch 33:6 - caused Isa 57:5 - slaying Jer 32:35 - which Eze 16:21 - to pass Eze 20:26 - in that Eze 39:7 - and I will