Is Moloch and Baal the same?
Moloch as a deity
Moloch, a Canaanite deity associated in biblical sources with the practice of child sacrifice. The name derives from combining the consonants of the Hebrew melech (“king”) with the vowels of boshet (“shame”), the latter often being used in the Old Testament as a variant name for the popular god Baal (“Lord”).
(from Wikipedia) "Moloch[a] (also Molech, Mollok, Milcom, or Malcam) is the biblical name of a Canaanite god associated with child sacrifice, through fire or war." Moloch comes from the root word mlk and sounds very similar to 'Malik', who we all know sacrifice their children to Hive.
Older forms of sacrifice sought only to offer a substitute victim to draw the wrath of the god-usually a child, as in the biblical sacrifices to the Ammonite god Moloch. Sacrifice of this order is based on aggression and was often associated with worship of the dead.
Baal is the name given to the ancient Canaanite-Phoenician deity that was previously called Hadad, who was the god of fertility (childbirth) as well as rain and storms.
Moloch as Ba'al: One of the other Canaanite gods referenced explicitly in the Hebrew Bible is Ba'al, a fertility god. The name Ba'al translates to ''lord'' and ''Moloch'' can be translated to ''king.
The name Beelzebub is associated with the Canaanite god Baal. In theological sources, predominantly Christian, Beelzebub is another name for Satan. He is known in demonology as one of the seven deadly demons or seven princes of Hell, Beelzebub representing gluttony and envy.
Moloch was a fallen angel and prince of Hell that masqueraded as a pagan fertility god. He is infamous for his appetite towards children of the faithful.
Jehovah's Witnesses understand Moloch as a god of worship of the state, following ideas first expressed by Scottish minister Alexander Hislop (1807–1865).
Some think them to be different, because the bPlanet Jupiter was Worshipped under the name of Baal; but the Planet Saturn is probably thought to have been worshipped under the Name of Moloch.
What is the Moloch effect?
Moloch is an evil, child-sacrificing god from the Hebrew bible, its name now is used to describe a pervasive dynamic between competing groups or individuals. Moloch describes when a locally optimum strategy, leads to negative effects on a wider scale.
In northern sources, “the baal” refers to the Phoenician storm deity introduced by the Omrides—likely understood by them to be a form of Yahweh but a figure rejected by the prophets as foreign. The related term, “the baals”, is used separately in the DH as a collective for gods of which the Deuteronomist disapproved.
The worship of Baal was popular in Egypt from the later New Kingdom in about 1400 bce to its end (1075 bce).
Perhaps the best known ancient rival to the Hebrew God was the pagan Baal, a term which means “master” or Rlord”, and is probably originally a general term for a variety of local deities in the area in and near the holy land.
Child sacrifice is still practiced throughout the world, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, despite being banned by the African Charter on Human and People's Rights.
Baal (baʿl) is the name of a pagan deity or idol that is mentioned in the Qurʾān in connection with the story of Elijah (Q 37:125).
Asmodeus (/ˌæzməˈdiːəs/; Ancient Greek: Ἀσμοδαῖος, Asmodaios) or Ashmedai (/ˈæʃmɪˌdaɪ/; Hebrew: אַשְמְדּאָי, ʾAšmədʾāy; see below for other variations) is a prince of demons in Abrahamic religions. In Judeo-Islamic lore he is the king of both daemons (jinn/shedim) and demons (divs).
Baal Hadad originated in Mesopotamia under the names Adad in the north and Iskur in the south. He is attested as early as the time of the Akkadian Empire (2334-2218 BCE) but became more popular after the fall of the Third Dynasty of Ur (2047-1750 BCE) during the First Babylonian Empire (c. 1894 to c. 1595 BCE).
In the Old Testament, Leviathan appears in Psalms 74:14 as a multiheaded sea serpent that is killed by God and given as food to the Hebrews in the wilderness. In Isaiah 27:1, Leviathan is a serpent and a symbol of Israel's enemies, who will be slain by God.
Adrian Veidt murders Moloch and frames Rorschach for his death as a way to get Rorschach arrested and off his trail.
Who defeated Beelzebub?
When Lucifer was confronted by Gabriel, Beelzebub clotheslined the archangel before he could attack the Morning Star with the two engaging in fierce combat as Lucifer made his way to the Empyrean. In the end, however, Beelzebub was defeated by the archangel.
They are best known as the people who lived “in a land flowing with milk and honey” until they were vanquished by the ancient Israelites and disappeared from history. But a new scientific report reveals that the genetic heritage of the Canaanites survives in many modern-day Jews and Arabs.
Definition of 'Molech'
1. an ancient Phoenician and Ammonite god, to whom children were sacrificed by burning. 2. anything demanding terrible sacrifice.
The Correct Answer is Jupiter. Jupiter: Ancient peoples all over the world recognized Jupiter as one of the brightest wandering lights in their skies.
Planet Nine is a hypothetical ninth planet in the outer region of the Solar System. Its gravitational effects could explain the peculiar clustering of orbits for a group of extreme trans-Neptunian objects (ETNOs), bodies beyond Neptune that orbit the Sun at distances averaging more than 250 times that of the Earth.