11:5 Solomon worshiped 1 the Sidonian goddess Astarte and the detestable Ammonite god Milcom. 2
1 Kings 11:7Context
11:7 Furthermore, 3 on the hill east of Jerusalem 4 Solomon built a high place 5 for the detestable Moabite god Chemosh 6 and for the detestable Ammonite god Milcom. 7
1 Kings 11:33Context
11:33 I am taking the kingdom from him 8 because they have 9 abandoned me and worshiped the Sidonian goddess Astarte, the Moabite god Chemosh, and the Ammonite god Milcom. They have not followed my instructions 10 by doing what I approve and obeying my rules and regulations, like Solomon’s father David did. 11
1 tn Heb “walked after.”
2 tn Heb “Milcom, the detestable thing of the Ammonites.”
3 tn Heb “then.”
4 sn The hill east of Jerusalem refers to the Mount of Olives.
6 tn Heb “Chemosh, the detestable thing of Moab.”
8 tn The words “I am taking the kingdom from him” are supplied in the translation for clarification.
9 tc This is the reading of the MT; the LXX, Syriac, and Vulgate read “he has.”
10 tn Heb “walked in my ways.”
11 tn Heb “by doing what is right in my eyes, my rules and my regulations, like David his father.”