New Living Translation
He banished the male and female 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:12 Sodomites - All whom he could find out; but some escaped his observation, as appears from chap.22:46. Idols, and c. - And if his father had made them, he had the more need to remove them, that he might cut off the entail of the curse.
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Objection 1: It seems that disobedience is the most grievous of sins. For it is written (1 Kings 15:23): "It is like the sin of witchcraft to rebel, and like the crime of idolatry to refuse to obey." But idolatry is the most grievous of sins, as stated above (Q, A). Therefore disobedience is the most grievous of sins. Objection 2: Further, the sin against the Holy Ghost is one that removes the obstacles of sin, as stated above (Q, A). Now disobedience makes a man contemn …
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"No Israelite, whether man or woman, may become a temple prostitute.
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 11:8
Solomon built such shrines for all his foreign wives to use for burning incense and sacrificing to their gods.
1 Kings 14:23
For they also built for themselves pagan shrines and set up sacred pillars and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree.
1 Kings 14:24
There were even male and female shrine prostitutes throughout the land. The people imitated the detestable practices of the pagan nations the LORD had driven from the land ahead of the Israelites.
1 Kings 21:26
His worst outrage was worshiping idols just as the Amorites had done--the people whom the LORD had driven out from the land ahead of the Israelites.)
1 Kings 22:46
He banished from the land the rest of the male and female shrine prostitutes, who still continued their practices from the days of his father, Asa.
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