1 Kings 15:12

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee tooke away the Sodomites out of the land, and remooued all the idoles that his fathers had made.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He also put away the male cult prostitutes from the land and removed all the idols which his fathers had made.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he put away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Those used for sex purposes in the worship of the gods he sent out of the country, and he took away all the images which his fathers had made.
- Basic English Bible

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

And he banished the sodomites from the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.
- Webster's Bible

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

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

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

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Kings 15:12


15:12 Sodomites - All whom he could find out; but some escaped hisobservation, as appears from chap.#22:46|.Idols, &c. - And if his father had made them, he had the more need toremove them, that he might cut off the entail of the curse.


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