New Living Translation
He also tore down the living quarters of the male and female shrine prostitutes that were inside the Temple of the LORD, where the women wove coverings for the Asherah pole.
King James Bible
And he brake down the houses of the sodomites, that were by the house of the LORD, where the women wove hangings for the grove.
Darby Bible Translation
And he broke down the houses of the sodomites, which were in the house of Jehovah, where the women wove tents for the Asherah.
World English Bible
He broke down the houses of the sodomites, that were in the house of Yahweh, where the women wove hangings for the Asherah.
Young's Literal Translation
And he breaketh down the houses of the whoremongers that are in the house of Jehovah, where the women are weaving houses for the shrine.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
23:7 Sodomites - Sodomy was a part of idol - worship, being done to the honour of some of their idols, and by the appointment of those impure and diabolical spirits, which were worshipped in their idols. Hangings - Or, curtains, either to draw before the idols which were worshipped in the grove, to preserve them from defilement, or to gain more reverence for them: Or, garments for the service of the grove, for the idols or the priests belonging to them. Heb. houses, that is, either little chappels made of woven work, like those which were made of silver, Acts 19:24, within which there were some representations of their grove - idols: or rather, tents made of those curtains for the use above - mentioned.
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'And Hilkiah the high priest said unto Shaphan the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of the Lord: and Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan, and he read it. 9. And Shaphan the scribe came to the king, and brought the king word again, and said, Thy servants have gathered the money that was found in the house, and have delivered it into the hand of them that do the work, that have the oversight of the house of the Lord. 10. And Shaphan the scribe shewed the king, saying, Hilkiah the …
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All the women who were skilled in sewing and spinning prepared blue, purple, and scarlet thread, and fine linen cloth.
All the women who were willing used their skills to spin the goat hair into yarn.
"No Israelite, whether man or woman, may become a temple prostitute.
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 15:12
He banished the male and female shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made.
You used the lovely things I gave you to make shrines for idols, where you played the prostitute. Unbelievable! How could such a thing ever happen?
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