4 Because they have forsaken me, and profaned this place, and have burnt incense in it unto other gods, whom neither they, nor their fathers have known, nor the Kings of Judah (they have filled this place also with the blood of innocents,
5 And they have built the high places of Baal, to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings unto Baal, which I [a]commanded not, nor spake it, neither came it into my mind)
6 Therefore behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that this place shall no more be called [b]Topheth, nor the valley of Ben-Hinnom, but the valley of slaughter.
Jeremiah 19:5Whereby is declared, that whatsoever is not commanded by God’s word touching his service, is against his word.
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