Zephaniah 1:5

And those that worship the host of heaven upon the housetops; and those that worship and that swear by the LORD, and yet swear by Milcom;
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Houses. The roofs were flat. Josias afterwards reformed this abuse, 4 Kings xxiii. 5. (Calmet) It continued among the Arabs. (Strabo xvii.) Melchom. The idol of the Ammonites. (Challoner) Those who join idols with God do not worship Him indeed. (Worthington) Swearing was an act of religion, Matthew v. 33. God will not allow his glory to be given to another. Such lame worship or divided hearts he rejects, 3 Kings xviii. 21. (Calmet)

Richard Challoner

AD 1781
Melchom: The idol of the Ammonites.

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

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