6-10-2015-NAMES OF THE FALSE gods


"REMARKS"

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE MANY NAMES OF SO MANY FALSE gods WHICH ALWAYS TEMPTED ISRAEL TO TURN AWAY FROM THE ONE TRUE GOD, YAH'WEH. MANY TIMES ISRAEL WAS PUNISHED FOR THEIR DESIRE TO SERVE ANOTHER god BUT THE TRUE GOD, YAH'WEH.

THE FOLLOWING IS THE NAMES OF THESE MANY FALSE gods;


ADRAM'MELECH=THIS god WAS WORSHIPPED IN MESOPOTAMIA AND WAS ONE IN WHICH CHILDREN WERE SACRIFICED.

AMON= THIS god WAS FROM UPPER EGYPT SOMETIMES DESIGINATED THE SUN god, AMON-RE.

ANAM'MELECH= A BABYLONIAN god AGAIN BURNING THEIR CHILDREN AS A SACRIFICE TO IT.

ANAT= THE god THAT WAS A PATRONESS OF SEX AND WAR. ALSO IDENTIFIED AS THE "QUEEN OF HEAVEN."

ARTEMIS= A goddes KNOWN TO THE GREEKS AS ARTEMIS AND AMONG THE ROMANS AS DIANA.

ASHE'RAH=A PAGAN goddess FOUND IN SYRIA.

ASH'IMA= THE god OF HAMATH IN SAMARIA.

ASH'TORETH= A CANAANITE goddess.

ASTAROTH=  SAME AS PREVIOUS

ASTAR'TE= THE GREEK NAME FOR THE PREVIOUS.

ATAR'GATIS= A god OF VEGETATION. A SYRIAN DIVINITY.

BA'AL= THE COMMON WORD FOR MASTER LORD.

             "SUB TITLES OF BA'AL"

BA'AL-GAD=LORD OF GOOD FORTUNE

BA'AL-HAMON=LORD OF WEALTH

BA'AL-HAZOR=BA'ALS VILLAGE

BA'AL-MEON=LORD OF THE DWELLING

BA'AL=PEOR=LORD OF THE OPENING

BA'AL-TAMAR= LORD OF THE PALM TREE.


BA'ALBERITH= LORD OF THE COVENANT

BA'ALIM=THE PLURAL OF BA'AL

BA'AL-PE'OR= A MOABITE DIETY

BA'AL-ZE'BUB= WAS VIEWED AS THE PRODUCER OF FLIES

BEL= THE PATRON god OF BABYLON

BE'RITH

CALF WORSHIP

CAS'TOR AND POL'LUX= SONS OF JUPITER

CHE'MOSH=THE NATIONAL DIETY OF THE MOABITES

DAGON=AN ACIENT MESOPATANIAN DEITY TRANSPORTED TO THE WEST ESPECIALLY IN PHILLISTINE COUNTRY

GAD= A CANAANITE DEITY RENDERED FORTUNE

HER'MES= THE GREEK god WHO SERVED AS MESSENGER TO OTHER gods, IDENTICAL WITH MERCURY, THE ROMAN god OF COMMERCE AND PROTECTOR OF THE GRAIN TRADE

KIYYUN

MAL' CHAM= THE NATIONAL god OF THE AMMONITES SOMETIMES EQUATED WITH MOLECH

ME'NI=NAME OF A god OF DESTINY OR FORTUNE WORSHIPPED BY THE ANCIENT HEBREWS IN TIME OF APOSTASY

MER0'DACH= THE HEAD god OF THE BABYLONIAN PANTHEON AND THE PATRON god OF THE CITY.

MIL'COM= THE NATIONAL god OF THE AMMONITES

MO'LECH= A SEMETIC DIETY HONORED BY THE SACRIFICE OF CHILDREN MADE TO GO THROUGH THE FIRE OR IN IT

MO'LOCH= ANOTHER FORM OF ENGLISH MOLECH

NE'BO= A BABYLONIAN DIETY -THE god OF WISDOM AND LITERATURE

NEHUSH'TAN= A CONTEMPTOUS EPITHET APPLIED TO THE BRONZE SERPENT WHICH ISRAEL WORSHIPPED

NER'GAL= THE BABYLONIAN SUN god

NIB'HAZ= AN IDOL WORSHIPPED BY THE AVVITES, DISPLACED PERSONS FROM THE ASSYRIAN EMPIRE BROUGHT INTO SAMARIA TO COLONIZE AFTER THEIR CAPTIVITY

NIS'ROCH=  A god WITH A TEMPLE IN NINEVEH AND WORSHIPPED BY SENNACHERIB

RE'PHAN

RIM'MON= A SYRIAN DIETY WORSHIPPED IN DAMASCUS, WHERE THERE WAS A HOUSE OF RIMMON OR TEMPLE

ROM'PHA= A DIETY SAID TO HAVE BEEN WORSHIPPED BY THE ISRAELITES IN THE DESERT

SAT'YR= SHAGGY GOAT

SHAGGY GOAT= DEMONIC CREATURESTHAT WOULD DANCE AMONG THE RUINS OF BABYLON AND THE REMAINS OF EDOMITE CITIES

SIC'CUTH

SIK'KUTH=THE PROPER NAME OF A STAR DIETY

SUC'COTH-BE'NOTH= AN IDOL SET UP IN SAMARIA

TAM'MUZ= A BABYLONIAN DIETY IN A VISION OF EZEKIEL OF HIS APOSTATE BRETHREN WHO WERE ENAMORED OF THIS CULT

TAR'TAK=A HEATHEN DIETY INTRODUCED IN SAMARIA

ZEUS= KING OFHE gods AND MEN

GOG= THE CHIEF PRINCE OF TUBAL AND MESCHECH


**THE DESCRIPTIONS WERE TAKEN FROM UNGERS BIBLE DICTIONARY**