KJV LexiconAnd the remnant
an overhanging, i.e. (by implication) an excess, superiority, remainder; also a small rope (as hanging free)
of the sodomites
a (quasi) sacred person, i.e. (technically) a (male) devotee (by prostitution) to licentious idolatry -- sodomite, unclean.
to swell up, i.e. be (causatively, make) redundant -- leave, (be) left, let, remain, remnant, reserve, the rest.
in the days
a day (as the warm hours),
of his father
father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application) -- chief, (fore-)father(-less), patrimony, principal. Compare names in Abi-.
Asa, the name of a king and of a Levite -- Asa.
to kindle, i.e. consume (by fire or by eating); also to be(-come) brutish
out of the land
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
The remnant of the sodomites who remained in the days of his father Asa, he expelled from the land.
King James Bible
And the remnant of the sodomites, which remained in the days of his father Asa, he took out of the land.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
He removed from the land the rest of the male cult prostitutes who were left from the days of his father Asa.
International Standard Version
He also eliminated the male cult prostitutes who still remained from the time of his father Asa.
He removed from the land any male cultic prostitutes who had managed to survive the reign of his father Asa.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
He rid the land of the male temple prostitutes who were left there from the time of his father Asa.
King James 2000 Bible
And the remnant of the male prostitutes, who remained in the days of his father Asa, he took out of the land.
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