Meaning of TOPHET in English

ˈtōfə̇t noun

( -s )

Usage: usually capitalized

Etymology: Middle English Tophet, Topheth, shrine in the valley of Hinnom south of ancient Jerusalem where human sacrifices especially those of children were performed to Moloch (Jer 7:31), Gehenna, hell, from Hebrew tōpheth

: gehenna , hell

what in Tophet is this — Cliff Farrell

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