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1 Kings 15:12

    1 Kings 15:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    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.

    Webster's Revision

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

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Kings 15:12

    The sodomites - הקדשים hakkedeshim; literally, the holy or consecrated ones. See on 1 Kings 14:24 (note).

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Kings 15:12

    15:12 Sodomites - All whom he could find out; but some escaped his observation, as appears from chap.22:46. Idols, and 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.