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 ) .