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1 Kings 14:24

24 There were even male shrine prostitutes in the land; the people engaged in all the detestable practices of the nations the LORD had driven out before the Israelites.

Read 1 Kings 14:24 Using Other Translations

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.
and there were also male cult prostitutes in the land. They did according to all the abominations of the nations that the LORD drove out before the people of Israel.
There were even male and female shrine prostitutes throughout the land. The people imitated the detestable practices of the pagan nations the LORD had driven from the land ahead of the Israelites.

What does 1 Kings 14:24 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 14:24

And there were also Sodomites in the land,
&e.] Such as were addicted to unnatural lusts between men and men, which the men of Sodom were guilty of, from whence they had their name: Jarchi interprets the word adultery and some versions render it whoremongers; and filthy actions of this nature, both by men and women, usually attended idolatrous practices among the heathens; in their temples and groves such wickednesses were privately perpetrated:

[and] they did according to all the abominations of the nations which
the Lord cast out before the children of Israel;
the Canaanites, of whose uncleannesses, incests, and bestialities, see ( Leviticus 18:1-30 ) .

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