|New International Version (© 2011)|
He expelled the male shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made.
King James Bible
And he took away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.
American Standard Version
And he put away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.
Young's Literal Translation
and removeth the whoremongers out of the land, and turneth aside all the idols that his fathers made;
1 Kings 15:12 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The sodomites - הקדשים hakkedeshim; literally, the holy or consecrated ones. See on 1 Kings 14:24 (note).
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1 Kings 14:24 And there were also sodomites in the land...
1 Kings 22:46 And the remnant of the sodomites, which remained in the days of his father Asa, he took out of the land.
Romans 1:26,27 For this cause God gave them up to vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature...
Jude 1:7 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication...
all the idols
1 Kings 15:3 And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God...
1 Kings 11:7,8 Then did Solomon build an high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech...
1 Kings 14:23 For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.
2 Chronicles 14:2-5 And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God...
Ezekiel 20:18,19 But I said to their children in the wilderness, Walk you not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments...
Zechariah 1:2-6 The LORD has been sore displeased with your fathers...
1 Peter 1:18 For as much as you know that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold...
1 Kings 15:12 Parallel CommentariesBanished Country Cult Expelled Fathers Gods Idols Images Male Prostitutes Purposes Removed Removeth Rid Sex Shrine Sodomites Turneth Used Whoremongers WorshipBanished Country Cult Expelled Fathers Gods Idols Images Male Prostitutes Purposes Removed Removeth Rid Sex Shrine Sodomites Turneth Used Whoremongers WorshipTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Deuteronomy 23:17 No Israelite man or woman is to become a shrine prostitute.
1 Kings 11:7 On a hill east of Jerusalem, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the detestable god of Moab, and for Molek the detestable god of the Ammonites.
1 Kings 11:8 He did the same for all his foreign wives, who burned incense and offered sacrifices to their gods.
1 Kings 14:23 They also set up for themselves high places, sacred stones and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every spreading tree.
1 Kings 14:24 There were even male shrine prostitutes in the land; the people engaged in all the detestable practices of the nations the LORD had driven out before the Israelites.
1 Kings 21:26 He behaved in the vilest manner by going after idols, like the Amorites the LORD drove out before Israel.)
1 Kings 22:46 He rid the land of the rest of the male shrine prostitutes who remained there even after the reign of his father Asa.