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Jeremiah 43:13

Context
NETBible

He will demolish the sacred pillars in the temple of the sun 1  in Egypt and will burn down the temples of the gods of Egypt.”’”

XREF

Isa 19:18; Jer 43:12

NET © Notes

sn It is generally agreed that the temple of the sun was located in Heliopolis, which is elsewhere referred to as On (cf. Gen 41:45). It was the center for the worship of Amon-Re, the Egyptian sun god, and was famous for its obelisks (conical shaped pillars) dedicated to that god. It was located about 6 miles (10 km) northeast of modern-day Cairo.



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