1 Kings 11:8
New International Version
He did the same for all his foreign wives, who burned incense and offered sacrifices to their gods.

New Living Translation
Solomon built such shrines for all his foreign wives to use for burning incense and sacrificing to their gods.

English Standard Version
And so he did for all his foreign wives, who made offerings and sacrificed to their gods.

Berean Study Bible
He did the same for all his foreign wives, who burned incense and sacrificed to their gods.

New American Standard Bible
Thus also he did for all his foreign wives, who burned incense and sacrificed to their gods.

King James Bible
And likewise did he for all his strange wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods.

Christian Standard Bible
He did the same for all his foreign wives, who were burning incense and offering sacrifices to their gods.

Contemporary English Version
In fact, he built a shrine for each of his foreign wives, so all of them could burn incense and offer sacrifices to their own gods.

Good News Translation
He also built places of worship where all his foreign wives could burn incense and offer sacrifices to their own gods.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He did the same for all his foreign wives, who were burning incense and offering sacrifices to their gods.

International Standard Version
Solomon did this for all of his foreign wives, who burned incense and sacrificed to their own gods.

NET Bible
He built high places for all his foreign wives so they could burn incense and make sacrifices to their gods.

New Heart English Bible
So he did for all his foreign wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed to their gods.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He did these things for each of his foreign wives who burned incense and sacrificed to their gods.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And so did he for all his foreign wives, who offered and sacrificed unto their gods.

New American Standard 1977
Thus also he did for all his foreign wives, who burned incense and sacrificed to their gods.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he did likewise for all his strange wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods.

King James 2000 Bible
And likewise did he for all his foreign wives, who burned incense and sacrificed unto their gods.

American King James Version
And likewise did he for all his strange wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed to their gods.

American Standard Version
And so did he for all his foreign wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And thus he acted towards all his strange wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed to their idols.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he did in this manner for all his wives that were strangers, who burnt incense, and offered sacrifice to their gods.

Darby Bible Translation
And so he did for all his foreign wives, who burned incense and sacrificed to their gods.

English Revised Version
And so did he for all his strange wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods.

Webster's Bible Translation
And likewise did he for all his foreign wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed to their gods.

World English Bible
So did he for all his foreign wives, who burnt incense and sacrificed to their gods.

Young's Literal Translation
and so he hath done for all his strange women, who are perfuming and sacrificing to their gods.
Study Bible
Solomon's Foreign Wives
7At that time on a hill east of Jerusalem, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the abomination of Moab and for Molech the abomination of the Ammonites. 8He did the same for all his foreign wives, who burned incense and sacrificed to their gods.
Cross References
1 Kings 11:7
At that time on a hill east of Jerusalem, Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the abomination of Moab and for Molech the abomination of the Ammonites.

1 Kings 11:9
Now the LORD grew angry with Solomon, because his heart had turned away from the LORD, the God of Israel, who had appeared to him twice.

1 Kings 15:12
He banished the male cult prostitutes from the land and removed all of the idols that his fathers had made.

Jeremiah 32:31
For this city has aroused My wrath and fury from the day it was built until now. Therefore I will remove it from My presence

Treasury of Scripture

And likewise did he for all his strange wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed to their gods.

all his strange wives

1 Kings 11:1
But king Solomon loved many strange women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites;

Ezekiel 16:22-29
And in all thine abominations and thy whoredoms thou hast not remembered the days of thy youth, when thou wast naked and bare, and wast polluted in thy blood…

Hosea 4:11,12
Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart…







Lexicon
He did
עָשָׂ֔ה (‘ā·śāh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

the same
וְכֵ֣ן (wə·ḵên)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3651: So -- thus

for all
לְכָל־ (lə·ḵāl)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

his foreign
הַנָּכְרִיּ֑וֹת (han·nā·ḵə·rî·yō·wṯ)
Article | Adjective - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5237: Foreign, alien

wives,
נָשָׁ֖יו (nā·šāw)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

who burned incense
מַקְטִיר֥וֹת (maq·ṭî·rō·wṯ)
Verb - Hifil - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6999: To smoke, turn into fragrance by fire

and sacrificed
וּֽמְזַבְּח֖וֹת (ū·mə·zab·bə·ḥō·wṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2076: To slaughter for sacrifice

to their gods.
לֵאלֹהֵיהֶֽן׃ (lê·lō·hê·hen)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative
(8) Which had appeared unto him twice.--See 1Kings 3:5; 1Kings 9:2.) Stress is laid on these direct visions of the Lord to Solomon, as contrasted with the usual indirect revelation through the prophets, and so carrying with them peculiar privilege and responsibility.

Verse 8. - And likewise did he for all [having done it for one, he must needs do it for all. "No hill about Jerusalem was free from a chapel of devils" (Hall) ] his strange wives, which burnt [Heb. burning, Ewald, 335 a] incense and sacrificed unto their gods. [Observe, as bearing on the question of Solomon's apostasy, that Solomon built the altars; his wives sacrificed, etc. According to Keil, incense is here mentioned before sacrifice, because vegetable took precedence of animal offerings in the nature worship of Western Asia (Bahr, Symbolik, 2 pp; 237 sqq.) But it is very doubtful whether this idea was in the mind of the writer.] 11:1-8 There is not a more melancholy and astonishing instance of human depravity in the sacred Scriptures, than that here recorded. Solomon became a public worshipper of abominable idols! Probably he by degrees gave way to pride and luxury, and thus lost his relish for true wisdom. Nothing forms in itself a security against the deceitfulness and depravity of the human heart. Nor will old age cure the heart of any evil propensity. If our sinful passions are not crucified and mortified by the grace of God, they never will die of themselves, but will last even when opportunities to gratify them are taken away. Let him that thinks he stands, take heed lest he fall. We see how weak we are of ourselves, without the grace of God; let us therefore live in constant dependence on that grace. Let us watch and be sober: ours is a dangerous warfare, and in an enemy's country, while our worst foes are the traitors in our own hearts.
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