New International Version
No Israelite man or woman is to become a shrine prostitute.
King James Bible
There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.
Darby Bible Translation
There shall be no prostitute amongst the daughters of Israel, nor any Sodomite amongst the sons of Israel.
World English Bible
There shall be no prostitute of the daughters of Israel, neither shall there be a sodomite of the sons of Israel.
Young's Literal Translation
'There is not a whore among the daughters of Israel, nor is there a whoremonger among the sons of Israel;
Deuteronomy 23:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
There shall be no whore - See on Genesis 38:15-21 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
There shall be, etc. The prohibition in the text, like many others, has no direct application to practices that were common among the Israelites at that time; but was intended to guard them against the enormities which were practised among the surrounding nations.
whore. or, sodomitess
LibraryAppendix v. Rabbinic Theology and Literature
1. The Traditional Law. - The brief account given in vol. i. p. 100, of the character and authority claimed for the traditional law may here be supplemented by a chronological arrangement of the Halakhoth in the order of their supposed introduction or promulgation. In the first class, or Halakhoth of Moses from Sinai,' tradition enumerates fifty-five,  which may be thus designated: religio-agrarian, four;  ritual, including questions about clean and unclean,' twenty-three;  concerning …
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They called to Lot, "Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us so that we can have sex with them."
"'Do not degrade your daughter by making her a prostitute, or the land will turn to prostitution and be filled with wickedness.
she shall be brought to the door of her father's house and there the men of her town shall stone her to death. She has done an outrageous thing in Israel by being promiscuous while still in her father's house. You must purge the evil from among you.
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 15:12
He expelled the male shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made.
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.
2 Kings 23:7
He also tore down the quarters of the male shrine prostitutes that were in the temple of the LORD, the quarters where women did weaving for Asherah.
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