Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He also broke down the houses of the male cult prostitutes which were in the house of the LORD, where the women were weaving hangings for the Asherah.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

He also tore down the houses of the male shrine prostitutes that were in the Lord's temple, in which the women were weaving tapestries for Asherah.

International Standard Version

He also demolished the temples of the cultic male prostitutes that had been operating in the LORD's Temple, where the women had been doing weaving for the Asherah.

A Conservative Version

And he broke down the houses of the sodomites that were in the house of LORD where the women wove hangings for the Asherah.

American Standard Version

And he brake down the houses of the sodomites, that were in the house of Jehovah, where the women wove hangings for the Asherah.

Amplified

And he broke down the houses of the male cult prostitutes, which were by the house of the Lord, where the women wove [tent] hangings for the Asherah [shrines].

Bible in Basic English

And he had the houses pulled down of those who were used for sex purposes in the house of the Lord, where women were making robes for the Asherah.

Darby 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He likewise broke down the houses of the male cult prostitutes that were by the house of the LORD where the women wove hangings for the grove.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will break down the houses of the holy places, which were in the house of Jehovah, where the women wove there houses for the image.

King James 2000

And he broke down the houses of the male prostitutes, that were by the house of the LORD, where the women wove hangings for the idol pole.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He tore down the shrines of the male shrine prostitutes which were in the temple of Yahweh, where the women were weaving shrines for the Asherah.

Modern King James verseion

And he broke down the houses of the sodomites, which were by the house of Jehovah, where the women wove coverings for the Asherah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he brake down the cells of the male whores that were in the house of the LORD, where the women wove little houses for the grove.

NET Bible

He tore down the quarters of the male cultic prostitutes in the Lord's temple, where women were weaving shrines for Asherah.

New Heart English Bible

He broke down the living quarters of the temple prostitutes, that were in the house of the LORD, where the women wove coverings for the Asherah.

The Emphasized Bible

and he brake down the houses of the male devotees, which were in the house of Yahweh, - where the women did weave houses to the Sacred Stem;

Webster

And he broke down the houses of the sodomites that were by the house of the LORD, where the women wove hangings for the grove.

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.

Youngs 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.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נתץ 
Nathats 
Usage: 42

the houses
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of the sodomites
קדשׁ 
Qadesh 
Usage: 6

that were by the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of the Lord

Usage: 0

where the women
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

ארג 
'arag 
Usage: 13

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

Context Readings

Josiah's Covenantal Reforms

6 He brought out the Asherah from the house of the LORD outside Jerusalem to the brook Kidron, and burned it at the brook Kidron, and ground it to dust, and threw its dust on the graves of the common people. 7 He also broke down the houses of the male cult prostitutes which were in the house of the LORD, where the women were weaving hangings for the Asherah. 8 Then he brought all the priests from the cities of Judah, and defiled the high places where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba; and he broke down the high places of the gates which were at the entrance of the gate of Joshua the governor of the city, which were on one's left at the city gate.



Cross References

1 Kings 14:24

There were also male cult prostitutes in the land. They did according to all the abominations of the nations which the LORD dispossessed before the sons of Israel.

1 Kings 15:12

He also put away the male cult prostitutes from the land and removed all the idols which his fathers had made.

Ezekiel 16:16

"You took some of your clothes, made for yourself high places of various colors and played the harlot on them, which should never come about nor happen.

Exodus 35:25-26

All the skilled women spun with their hands, and brought what they had spun, in blue and purple and scarlet material and in fine linen.

Genesis 19:4-5

Before they lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, surrounded the house, both young and old, all the people from every quarter;

1 Kings 22:46

The remnant of the sodomites who remained in the days of his father Asa, he expelled from the land.

2 Chronicles 34:33

Josiah removed all the abominations from all the lands belonging to the sons of Israel, and made all who were present in Israel to serve the LORD their God. Throughout his lifetime they did not turn from following the LORD God of their fathers.

Ezekiel 8:14

Then He brought me to the entrance of the gate of the LORD'S house which was toward the north; and behold, women were sitting there weeping for Tammuz.

Hosea 2:13

"I will punish her for the days of the Baals When she used to offer sacrifices to them And adorn herself with her earrings and jewelry, And follow her lovers, so that she forgot Me," declares the LORD.

Romans 1:26-27

For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural,

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