2 Kings 23:7
Good News Translation
He destroyed the living quarters in the Temple occupied by the temple prostitutes. (It was there that women wove robes used in the worship of Asherah.)

Contemporary English Version
He had the buildings torn down where the male prostitutes lived next to the temple, and where the women wove sacred robes for the idol of Asherah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He destroyed also the pavilions of the effeminate, which were in the house of the Lord, for which the women wove as it were little dwellings for the grove.

New American Bible
He tore down the apartments of the cult prostitutes in the house of the LORD, where the women wove garments for the Asherah.

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He destroyed also the pavilions of the effeminate, which were in the house of the Lord, for which the women wove as it were little dwellings for the grove.

the sodomites.

Genesis 19:4,5 But before they went to bed, the men of the city beset the house, both young and old, all the people together. . . .

1 Kings 14:24 There were also the effeminate in the land, and they did according to all the abominations of the people, whom the Lord had destroyed before the face of the children of Israel.

1 Kings 15:12 And he took away the effeminate out of the land, and removed all the filth of the idols, which his fathers had made.

1 Kings 22:46 And the remnant also of the effeminate, who remained in the days of Asa, his father, he took out of the land.

2 Chronicles 34:33 And Josias took away all the abominations out of all the countries of the children of Israel and made all that were left in Israel, to serve the Lord their God. As long as he lived they departed not from the Lord the God of their fathers.

Romans 1:26,27 For this cause, God delivered them up to shameful affections. For their women have changed the natural use into that use which is against nature. . . .

where.

Exodus 35:25,26 The skilful women also gave such things as they had spun, violet, purple, and scarlet, and fine linen, . . .

Ezekiel 8:14 And he brought me in by the door of the gate of the Lord's house, which looked to the north: and behold women sat there mourning for Adonis.

Ezekiel 16:16 And taking of thy garments thou hast made thee high places sewed together on each side: and hast played the harlot upon them, as hath not been done before, nor shall be hereafter.

Hosea 2:13 And I will visit upon her the days of Baalim, to whom she burnt incense, and decked herself out with her earrings, and with her jewels, and went after her lovers, and forgot me, saith the Lord.

hangings.

Context
Josiah Destroys Idolatry
6And he caused the grove to be carried out from the house of the Lord, without Jerusalem, to the valley of Cedron, and he burnt it there, and reduced it to dust, and cast the dust upon the graves of the common people. 7He destroyed also the pavilions of the effeminate, which were in the house of the Lord, for which the women wove as it were little dwellings for the grove.8And he gathered together all the priests out of the cities of Juda: and he defiled the high places, where the priests offered sacrifice, from Gabaa to Bersabee: and he broke down the altars of the gates that were in the entering in of the gate of Josue, governor of the city, which was on the left hand of the gate of the city.…
Cross References
Exodus 35:25
The skilful women also gave such things as they had spun, violet, purple, and scarlet, and fine linen,

Exodus 35:26
And goats' hair, giving all of their own accord.

Deuteronomy 23:17
There shall be no whore among the daughters of Israel, nor whoremonger among the sons of Israel.

1 Kings 14:24
There were also the effeminate in the land, and they did according to all the abominations of the people, whom the Lord had destroyed before the face of the children of Israel.

1 Kings 15:12
And he took away the effeminate out of the land, and removed all the filth of the idols, which his fathers had made.

Ezekiel 16:16
And taking of thy garments thou hast made thee high places sewed together on each side: and hast played the harlot upon them, as hath not been done before, nor shall be hereafter.

Additional Translations
He also tore down the quarters of the male cult prostitutes that were in the house of the LORD, where the women had woven tapestries for Asherah.And he broke down the houses of the sodomites, that were by the house of the LORD, where the women wove hangings for the grove.

And he brake down the houses of the sodomites, that were in the house of Jehovah, where the women wove hangings for the Asherah.

And he pulled down the house of the sodomites that were by the house of the Lord, where the women wove tents for the grove.

And he broke down the houses of the sodomites, which were in the house of Jehovah, where the women wove tents for the Asherah.

And he brake down the houses of the sodomites, that were in the house of the LORD, where the women wove hangings for the Asherah.

And he broke down the houses of the sodomites that were by the house of the LORD, where the women wove hangings for the grove.

He broke down the houses of the sodomites, that were in the house of Yahweh, where the women wove hangings for the Asherah.

And he breaketh down the houses of the whoremongers that are in the house of Jehovah, where the women are weaving houses for the shrine.
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