1 Kings 15:12

12 He expelled the male shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made.

Read 1 Kings 15:12 Using Other Translations

And he took away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.
He put away the male cult prostitutes out of the land and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.
He banished the male and female shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made.

What does 1 Kings 15:12 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
1 Kings 15:12

And he took away the Sodomites out of the land
Which were in the times of Rehoboam, ( 1 Kings 14:24 ) , and continued in his father's reign; those he took away, either by driving them out of the land, or by putting them to death according to the law of God, ( Leviticus 20:13 ) even as many of them as he had knowledge of, for some remained, see ( 1 Kings 22:46 ) ,

and removed all the idols that his fathers had made;
or suffered to be made, as Solomon, Rehoboam, and Abijam, see ( 1 Kings 11:7 ) ( 14:23 ) ( 15:3 ) .

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