1 Kings 15:12
Good News Translation
He expelled from the country all the male and female prostitutes serving at the pagan places of worship, and he removed all the idols his predecessors had made.

Contemporary English Version
He forced the prostitutes at the shrines to leave the country, and he got rid of the idols his ancestors had made.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he took away the effeminate out of the land, and removed all the filth of the idols, which his fathers had made.

New American Bible
banishing the pagan priests from the land and removing all the idols his ancestors had made.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he took away the effeminate out of the land, and removed all the filth of the idols, which his fathers had made.

the sodomites

1 Kings 14:24 There were also the effeminate in the land, and they did according to all the abominations of the people, whom the Lord had destroyed before the face of the children of Israel.

1 Kings 22:46 And the remnant also of the effeminate, who remained in the days of Asa, his father, he took out of the land.

Romans 1:26,27 For this cause, God delivered them up to shameful affections. For their women have changed the natural use into that use which is against nature. . . .

Jude 1:7 As Sodom and Gomorrha and the neighbouring cities, in like manner, having given themselves to fornication and going after other flesh, were made an example, suffering the punishment of eternal fire.

all the idols

1 Kings 15:3 And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect with the Lord his God, as was the heart of David, his father.

1 Kings 11:7,8 Then Solomon built a temple for Chamos, the idol of Moab, on the hill that is over against Jerusalem, and for Moloch, the idol of the children of Ammon. . . .

1 Kings 14:23 For they also built them altars, and statues, and groves, upon every high hill, and under every green tree:

2 Chronicles 14:2-5 And Asa did that which was good and pleasing in the sight of his God, and he destroyed the altars of foreign worship, and the high places. . . .

Ezekiel 20:18,19 And I said to their children in the wilderness: Walk not in the statutes of your fathers, and observe not their judgments, nor be ye defiled with their idols: . . .

Zechariah 1:2-6 The Lord hath been exceeding angry with your fathers. . . .

1 Peter 1:18 Knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, as gold or silver, from your vain conversation of the tradition of your fathers:

Context
Asa Reigns in Judah
11And Asa did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, as did David, his father: 12And he took away the effeminate out of the land, and removed all the filth of the idols, which his fathers had made.13Moreover, he also removed his mother, Maacha, from being the princess in the sacrifices of Priapus, and in the grove which she had consecrated to him: and he destroyed her den, and broke in pieces the filthy idol, and burnt it by the torrent Cedron:…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 23:17
There shall be no whore among the daughters of Israel, nor whoremonger among the sons of Israel.

1 Kings 11:7
Then Solomon built a temple for Chamos, the idol of Moab, on the hill that is over against Jerusalem, and for Moloch, the idol of the children of Ammon.

1 Kings 11:8
And he did in this manner for all his wives that were strangers, who burnt incense, and offered sacrifice to their gods.

1 Kings 14:23
For they also built them altars, and statues, and groves, upon every high hill, and under every green tree:

1 Kings 14:24
There were also the effeminate in the land, and they did according to all the abominations of the people, whom the Lord had destroyed before the face of the children of Israel.

1 Kings 21:26
And he became abominable, insomuch that he followed the idols which the Amorrhites had made, whom the Lord destroyed before the face of the children of Israel.

1 Kings 22:46
And the remnant also of the effeminate, who remained in the days of Asa, his father, he took out of the land.

2 Kings 23:7
He destroyed also the pavilions of the effeminate, which were in the house of the Lord, for which the women wove as it were little dwellings for the grove.

2 Chronicles 14:2
And Asa did that which was good and pleasing in the sight of his God, and he destroyed the altars of foreign worship, and the high places.

2 Chronicles 14:3
And broke the statues, and cut down the groves.

Additional Translations
He banished the male cult prostitutes from the land and removed all of the idols that his fathers had made.And he took away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.

And he put away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.

And he removed the sodomites out of the land, and abolished all the practices which his fathers had kept up.

And he put away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his father had made.

And he put away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.

And he banished the sodomites from the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.

He put away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.

and removeth the whoremongers out of the land, and turneth aside all the idols that his fathers made;
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