The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead their dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto other gods, that they may provoke me to anger.
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George Leo Haydock
Heaven. That is, the moon, which they worshipped under that name. (Challoner)
Some understand the sun also and stars, chap. xliv. 17., and Isaias lxv. 11. All the family contributes to promote this idolatry.