Chemosh: The destroyer, subduer, or fish-god, the god of the Moabites
(Jeremiah 48:7,13,46) The worship of this god, "the abomination of Moab,"
was introduced at Jerusalem by Solomon
(1 Kings 11:7) but was abolished by
(2 Kings 23:13) On the "Moabite Stone" (q.v.), Mesha
(2 Kings 3:5)
ascribes his victories over the king of Israel to this god, "And
Chemosh drove him before my sight."