New International Version
He rid the land of the rest of the male shrine prostitutes who remained there even after the reign of his father Asa.
King James Bible
And the remnant of the sodomites, which remained in the days of his father Asa, he took out of the land.
Darby Bible Translation
And the remainder of the sodomites, which were left in the days of his father Asa, he put away from out of the land.
World English Bible
The remnant of the sodomites, that remained in the days of his father Asa, he put away out of the land.
Young's Literal Translation
And the remnant of the whoremongers who were left in the days of Asa his father he took away out of the land;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The remnant of the sodomites - הקדש of the consecrated persons; or it may rather apply here to the system of pollution, effeminacy, and debauch. He destroyed the thing itself; the abominations of Priapus, and the rites of Venus, Baal, and Ashtaroth. No more of that impure worship was to be found in Judea.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'And the king of Israel said unto his servants, Know ye that Ramoth in Gilead is ours, and we be still, and take it not out of the hand of the king of Syria?'--1 KINGS xxii. 3. This city of Ramoth in Gilead was an important fortified place on the eastern side of the Jordan, and had, many years before the date of our text, been captured by its northern neighbours in the kingdom of Syria. A treaty had subsequently been concluded and broken a war followed thereafter, in which Ben-hadad, King of Syria, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
Sovereignty of God in Administration
In a similar way, Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding towns gave themselves up to sexual immorality and perversion. They serve as an example of those who suffer the punishment of eternal fire.
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."
No Israelite man or woman is to become a shrine prostitute.
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.
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