New Living Translation
They even sacrificed their sons and their daughters to the demons.
King James Bible
Yea, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto devils,
Darby Bible Translation
And they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto demons,
World English Bible
Yes, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters to demons.
Young's Literal Translation
And they sacrifice their sons And their daughters to destroyers,
Psalm 106:37 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
106:37 Devils - They did not worship God as they pretended, but devils in their idols; for those spirits, which were supposed by the Heathen idolaters to inhabit in their images, were not good spirits, but evil spirits, or devils.
LibraryMan's Misery by the Fall
Q-19: WHAT IS THE MISERY OF THAT ESTATE WHEREINTO MAN FELL? A: All mankind by their fall lost communion with God, are under his wrath and curse, and so made liable to all the miseries in this life, to death itself, and to the pains of hell for ever. 'And were by nature children of wrath.' Eph 2:2. Adam left an unhappy portion to his posterity, Sin and Misery. Having considered the first of these, original sin, we shall now advert to the misery of that state. In the first, we have seen mankind offending; …
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity
Can Our Dead Speak to Us?
Twenty Second Sunday after Trinity Paul's Thanks and Prayers for Churches.
1 Corinthians 10:20
No, not at all. I am saying that these sacrifices are offered to demons, not to God. And I don't want you to participate with demons.
The people must no longer be unfaithful to the LORD by offering sacrifices to the goat idols. This is a permanent law for them, to be observed from generation to generation.
You must not worship the LORD your God the way the other nations worship their gods, for they perform for their gods every detestable act that the LORD hates. They even burn their sons and daughters as sacrifices to their gods.
They offered sacrifices to demons, which are not God, to gods they had not known before, to new gods only recently arrived, to gods their ancestors had never feared.
2 Kings 16:3
Instead, he followed the example of the kings of Israel, even sacrificing his own son in the fire. In this way, he followed the detestable practices of the pagan nations the LORD had driven from the land ahead of the Israelites.
2 Kings 17:17
They even sacrificed their own sons and daughters in the fire. They consulted fortune-tellers and practiced sorcery and sold themselves to evil, arousing the LORD's anger.
Troubles multiply for those who chase after other gods. I will not take part in their sacrifices of blood or even speak the names of their gods.
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