New International Version
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.
Darby Bible Translation
And he put away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his father had made.
World English Bible
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;
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CommentaryClarke'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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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.
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