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Μολὼν λαβέ -> Come and take them
Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12

English (Strong)

of Hebrew origin (מֹ֫לֶך); Moloch (i.e. Molek), an idol: Moloch.

English (Thayer)

ὁ (Hebrew מֹלֶך, מִלְכֹּם, also מַלְכָּם; cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus, ii., p. 794 f), indeclinable, Moloch, name of the idol-god of the Ammonites, to which human victims, particularly young children, were offered in sacrifice. According to the description in the Jalkut (Rashi (Vulg. Jarchi)) on Jeremiah 7:(31)), its image was a hollow brazen figure, with the head of an ox, and outstretched human arms. It was heated red-hot by fire from within, and the little ones placed in its arms to be slowly burned, while to prevent their parents from hearing their dying cries the sacrificing-priests beat drums (see γηννα): Sept., where Hebrew מַלְכְּכֶם, which ought to have been translated βασιλέως ὑμῶν, i. e. of your idol. Cf. Winer s RWB, under the word, Moloch; J. G. Müller in Herzog ix. 714 f; Merx in Schenkel see 194 f; (BB. DD. under the words Molech, Moloch; Winer s Grammar, Robertson Smith in Encyc. Brit. edition 9, under the word; Baudissin, Jahve et Moloch etc. and especially in Herzog 2vol. 10:168-178).

Greek Monolingual

βλ. Μολώχ.


原文音譯:MolÒc 摩羅赫
字義溯源:摩洛;偶像名,外邦星象神祗,他們的獻祭,包括把孩童獻上為祭。或源自希伯來文(מֹלֶךְ‎)=摩洛,亞們人之主要神祗);而 (מֹלֶךְ‎)出自(מָלַךְ‎)=統治)
1) 摩洛(1) 徒7:43