But ever since we stopped sacrificing and pouring out drink offerings to the Queen of Heaven, we have been in great need. Our people have died in wars or of starvation.”
The women added,
King Solomon gave the queen of Sheba everything she requested, besides what he had freely offered her.
King Solomon gave the queen of Sheba everything she requested, more than what she had brought him.
Children are gathering firewood, fathers are building fires with it, and women are mixing dough to bake cakes to offer to the goddess they call the Queen of Heaven.
Instead we will do everything we vowed we would do.
The Lord God of Israel who rules over all says, ‘You women