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Ezekiel 23:37

Context
23:37 For they have committed adultery and blood is on their hands. They have committed adultery with their idols, and their sons, whom they bore to me, 1  they have passed through the fire as food to their idols. 2 

Ezekiel 23:39

Context
23:39 On the same day they slaughtered their sons for their idols, they came to my sanctuary to desecrate it. This is what they have done in the middle of my house.

1 sn The Lord speaks here in the role of the husband of the sisters.

2 tn Heb “they have passed to them for food.” The verb is commonly taken to refer to passing children through fire, especially as an offering to the pagan god Molech. See Jer 32:35.



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