New International Version
He also tore down the quarters of the male shrine prostitutes that were in the temple of the LORD, the quarters where women did weaving for Asherah.
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The houses of the sodomites - We have already often met with these קדשים kedeshim or consecrated persons. The word implies all kinds of prostitutes, as well as abusers of themselves with mankind.
Wove hangings for the grove - For Asherah; curtains or tent coverings for the places where the rites of the impure goddess were performed. See at the end of 2 Kings 21:26 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
hangings. Heb. houses.
Eversley. 1861. 2 Kings xxiii. 3, 4, 25, 26. "And the king stood by a pillar, and made a covenant before the Lord, to "walk after the Lord, and to keep his commandments and his testimonies and his statutes with all their heart and all their soul, to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book. And all the people stood to the covenant. And the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the keepers of the door, to bring forth out …
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Every skilled woman spun with her hands and brought what she had spun--blue, purple or scarlet yarn or fine linen.
And all the women who were willing and had the skill spun the goat hair.
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.
You took some of your garments to make gaudy high places, where you carried on your prostitution. You went to him, and he possessed your beauty.
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