Parallel Verses

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].

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 cult 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.

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 And Josiah brought the Asherah from the house of the Lord to outside Jerusalem to the brook Kidron and burned it there, and beat it to dust and cast its dust upon the graves of the common people [who had sacrificed to it]. 7 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]. 8 And [Josiah] brought all the [idolatrous] priests out of the city of Judah and defiled the high places, where the priests had burned incense, from Geba to Beersheba [north to south], and broke down the high places both at the entrance of the Gate of Joshua the governor of the city and that which was on one's left at the city's gate.



Cross References

1 Kings 14:24

There were also sodomites (male cult prostitutes) in the land. They did all the abominations of the nations whom the Lord cast out before the Israelites.

1 Kings 15:12

He put away the sodomites (male cult prostitutes) out of the land and removed all the idols that his fathers [Solomon, Rehoboam, and Abijam] had made or promoted.

Ezekiel 16:16

And you took some of your garments and made for yourself gaily decorated high places or shrines and played the harlot on them -- "things which should not come and that which should not take place.

Exodus 35:25-26

All the women who had ability and were wisehearted spun with their hands and brought what they had spun of blue and purple and scarlet [stuff] and fine linen;

Genesis 19:4-5

But before they lay down, the men of the city of Sodom, both young and old, all the men from every quarter, surrounded the house.

1 Kings 22:46

And the remnant of the sodomites (the male cult prostitutes) who remained in the days of his father Asa, [Jehoshaphat] expelled from the country.

2 Chronicles 34:33

Josiah removed all the [idolatrous] abominations from all the territory that belonged to the Israelites, and made all who were in Israel serve the Lord their God. All his days they did not turn from following the Lord, the God of their fathers.

Ezekiel 8:14

Then He brought me to the entrance of the north gate of the Lord's house; and behold, there sat women weeping for Tammuz [a Babylonian god, who was supposed to die annually and subsequently be resurrected].

Hosea 2:13

And I will visit [punishment] upon her for the feast days of the Baals, when she burned incense to them and decked herself with her earrings and nose rings and her jewelry and went after her lovers and forgot Me, says the Lord.

Romans 1:26-27

For this reason God gave them over and abandoned them to vile affections and degrading passions. For their women exchanged their natural function for an unnatural and abnormal one,

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