1 Kings 11:5

For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Astarthe. Hebrew Hashtoreth, "ewes "is in the plural form, as if to denote many idols. But the moon, or the queen of heaven, (Jeremias vii. 18.) is particularly designated, Judges ii. 12. (Haydock) Some explain it of Venus, (Sanctius) or Juno. (Tirinus) Moloch. Hebrew Molciom, (their king) "the abomination "(Haydock) supposed to be the sun, (Sanctius) or saturn. (Tirinus) See 4 Kings xxiii. 10.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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