Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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].

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.

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 he took the Asherah from the house of the Lord, outside Jerusalem to the stream Kidron, burning it by the stream and crushing it to dust, and he put the dust on the place where the bodies of the common people were put to rest. 7 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. 8 And he made all the priests from the towns of Judah come into Jerusalem, and he made unclean the high places where the priests had been burning offerings, from Geba to Beer-sheba; and he had the high places of the evil spirits pulled down which were by the doorway of Joshua, the ruler of the town, on the left side of the way into the town.



Cross References

1 Kings 14:24

And more than this, there were those in the land who were used for sex purposes in the worship of the gods, doing the same disgusting crimes as the nations which the Lord had sent out before the children of Israel.

1 Kings 15:12

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.

Ezekiel 16:16

And you took your robes and made high places for yourself ornamented with every colour, acting like a loose woman on them, without shame or fear.

Exodus 35:25-26

And all the women who were expert with their hands, made cloth, and gave the work of their hands, blue and purple and red and the best linen.

Genesis 19:4-5

But before they had gone to bed, the men of the town, all the men of Sodom, came round the house, young and old, from every part of the town;

1 Kings 22:46

He put an end to the rest of those who were used for sex purposes in the worship of the gods, all those who were still in the land in the time of his father Asa.

2 Chronicles 34:33

Josiah took away all the disgusting things out of all the lands of the children of Israel, and made all who were in Israel servants of the Lord their God. And as long as he was living they were true to the Lord, the God of their fathers.

Ezekiel 8:14

Then he took me to the door of the way into the Lord's house looking to the north; and there women were seated weeping for Tammuz.

Hosea 2:13

And I will give her punishment for the days of the Baals, to whom she has been burning perfumes, when she made herself fair with her nose-rings and her jewels, and went after her lovers, giving no thought to me, says the Lord.

Romans 1:26-27

For this reason God gave them up to evil passions, and their women were changing the natural use into one which is unnatural:

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