Altars for Idolatrous Worship, often Erected on Roofs of Houses
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2 Kings 23:12
And the altars that were on the top of the upper chamber of Ahaz, which the kings of Judah had made, and the altars which Manasseh had made in the two courts of the house of the LORD, did the king beat down, and broke them down from there, and cast the dust of them into the brook Kidron.
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Jeremiah 19:13
And the houses of Jerusalem, and the houses of the kings of Judah, shall be defiled as the place of Tophet, because of all the houses on whose roofs they have burned incense to all the host of heaven, and have poured out drink offerings to other gods.
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Jeremiah 32:29
And the Chaldeans, that fight against this city, shall come and set fire on this city, and burn it with the houses, on whose roofs they have offered incense to Baal, and poured out drink offerings to other gods, to provoke me to anger.
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The Medes and the Second Chaldaean Empire
... however, soon returned to their idolatrous practices, if ... Wherever Jahveh possessed
altars, He kept guard over ... the housetops; and them that worship, which swear ...
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The Journey of the Three Holy Kings to Bethlehem
... and later it degenerated into the idolatrous horror of ... setting up triumphal arches
and altars, and decorating ... was a customary form of worship amongst these ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/xiii the journey of the.htm

The Last Days of the Old Eastern World
... He erected at Habit, Kushit, and other places, several of ... and demolished and burnt
the remaining houses and temples ... to order, and, as was often customary in ...
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