New Living Translation
Solomon built such shrines for all his foreign wives to use for burning incense and sacrificing to their gods.
King James Bible
And likewise did he for all his strange wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods.
Darby Bible Translation
And so he did for all his foreign wives, who burned 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.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
11:8 And sacrificed, and c. - See what need those have to stand upon their guard, who have been eminent for religion. The devil will set upon them most violently: and if they miscarry, the reproach is the greater. It is the evening that commends the day. Let us therefore fear, lest having run well, we come short.
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"Solomon slept with his fathers, and was buried in the City of David his father: and Rehoboam his son reigned in his stead." 1 Kings 11:43. Soon after his accession to the throne, Rehoboam went to Shechem, where he expected to receive formal recognition from all the tribes. "To Shechem were all Israel come to make him king." 2 Chronicles 10:1. Among those present was Jeroboam the son of Nebat --the same Jeroboam who during Solomon's reign had been known as "a mighty man of valor," and to whom the …
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1 Kings 11:7
On the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, he even built a pagan shrine for Chemosh, the detestable god of Moab, and another for Molech, the detestable god of the Ammonites.
1 Kings 11:9
The LORD was very angry with Solomon, for 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 and female shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made.
"From the time this city was built until now, it has done nothing but anger me, so I am determined to get rid of it.
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