11:7 Furthermore, 1 on the hill east of Jerusalem 2 Solomon built a high place 3 for the detestable Moabite god Chemosh 4 and for the detestable Ammonite god Milcom. 5 11:8 He built high places for all his foreign wives so they could burn incense and make sacrifices to their gods. 6
11:9 The Lord was angry with Solomon because he had shifted his allegiance 7 away from the Lord, the God of Israel, who had appeared to him on two occasions 8 11:10 and had warned him about this very thing, so that he would not follow other gods. 9 But he did not obey 10 the Lord’s command.
1 tn Heb “then.”
2 sn The hill east of Jerusalem refers to the Mount of Olives.
4 tn Heb “Chemosh, the detestable thing of Moab.”
6 tn Heb “and the same thing he did for all his foreign wives, [who] were burning incense and sacrificing to their gods.”
7 tn Heb “bent his heart.”
9 tn Heb “and had commanded him concerning this thing not to walk after other gods.”
10 tn Or “keep.”