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1 Kings 15:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he put away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he took away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He also put away the male cult prostitutes from the land and removed all the idols which his fathers had made.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he banished the sodomites from the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he put away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his father had made.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and he put away the male devotees out of the land,—and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and removeth the whoremongers out of the land, and turneth aside all the idols that his fathers made;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he took away the effeminate out of the land, and removed all the filth of the idols, which his fathers had made.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And hee tooke away the Sodomites out of the land, and remooued all the idoles that his fathers had made.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And he removed the sodomites out of the land, and abolished all the practices which his fathers had kept up.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And he took away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And he took away 5674
{5674} Prime
A primitive root; to cross over; used very widely of any transition (literally or figuratively; transitively, intransitively, intensively or causatively); specifically to cover (in copulation).
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
the sodomites 6945
{6945} Prime
From H6942; a (quasi) sacred person, that is, (technically) a (male) devotee (by prostitution) to licentious idolatry.
out of x4480
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the land, 776
{0776} Prime
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
and removed 5493
{5493} Prime
A primitive root; to turn off (literally or figuratively).
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
(0853) Complement
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
all x3605
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
the idols 1544
{1544} Prime
From H1556; properly a log (as round); by implication an idol.
that x834
(0834) Complement
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
his fathers 1
{0001} Prime
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
had made. 6213
{6213} Prime
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 15:10-13.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on 1 Kings 15:9-24.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

1 Kings 15:12

Sodomites — All whom he could find out; but some escaped his observation, as appears from 1 Kings 22:46. Idols, &c. — And if his father had made them, he had the more need to remove them, that he might cut off the entail of the curse.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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the sodomites:

1 Kings 14:24 And there were also sodomites in the land: [and] they did according to all the abominations of the nations which the LORD cast out before the children of Israel.
1 Kings 22:46 And the remnant of the sodomites, which remained in the days of his father Asa, he took out of the land.
Romans 1:26-27 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: ... And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.
Jude 1:7 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.

all the idols:

1 Kings 15:3 And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as the heart of David his father.
1 Kings 11:7-8 Then did Solomon build an high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that [is] before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon. ... And likewise did he for all his strange wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods.
1 Kings 14:23 For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.
2 Chronicles 14:2-5 And Asa did [that which was] good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God: ... Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images: and the kingdom was quiet before him.
Ezekiel 20:18-19 But I said unto their children in the wilderness, Walk ye not in the statutes of your fathers, neither observe their judgments, nor defile yourselves with their idols: ... I [am] the LORD your God; walk in my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them;
Zechariah 1:2-6 The LORD hath been sore displeased with your fathers. ... But my words and my statutes, which I commanded my servants the prophets, did they not take hold of your fathers? and they returned and said, Like as the LORD of hosts thought to do unto us, according to our ways, and according to our doings, so hath he dealt with us.
1 Peter 1:18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, [as] silver and gold, from your vain conversation [received] by tradition from your fathers;
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1K 11:7; 14:23, 24; 15:3; 22:46. 2Ch 14:2. Ezk 20:18. Zc 1:2. Ro 1:26. 1P 1:18. Jde 1:7.

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