Child sacrifice
The practice of offering one's child or children as a sacrifice to a deity.
Key passages
Le 18:21

“ ‘And you shall not give any of your offspring in order to sacrifice them to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God; I am Yahweh.

Le 20:1–5

Then Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, “And to the Israelites you shall say, ‘If there is anyone from the Israelites or from the alien who is dwelling in Israel, who gives any of his offspring to Molech, he must surely be put to death; the people of the …

Dt 12:31

You must not do so toward Yahweh your God, because of every detestable thing they have done for their gods Yahweh hates, for even their sons and their daughters they would burn in the fire to their gods.

Wis 12:5–6

and merciless murderer of children, and a feast of eating the entrails of human flesh and blood from initiates from the midst of an orgy, and parents who are murderers of helpless souls, you wished to destroy them through the hands of our ancestors;

Wis 14:23

For while celebrating either child-killing rites or secret mysteries or raving revelries of special rituals,