Tophet

noun To·phet \ ˈtō-fət \

Definition of Tophet

Examples of tophet in a Sentence

  1. a vision in which the souls of the damned plunged into Tophet like rocks falling down a mountainside

Origin and Etymology of tophet

Middle English, shrine south of ancient Jerusalem where human sacrifices were performed to Moloch in Jeremiah 7:31, Gehenna, from Late Latin Topheth, from Hebrew tōpheth


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