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.
There were also male cult prostitutes in the land. They did according to all the abominations of the nations which the LORD dispossessed before the sons of Israel.
There were even 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.
Worse, they had male sacred prostitutes, polluting the country outrageously--all the stuff that GOD had gotten rid of when he brought Israel into the land.
And more than this, there were those in the land who were used for sex purposes in the worship of the gods, doing the same disgusting crimes as the nations which the Lord had sent out before the children of Israel.
there were also male temple prostitutes in the land. They committed all the abominations of the nations that the LORD drove out before the people of Israel.
And there were also perverted persons in the land. They did according to all the abominations of the nations which the LORD had cast out before the children of Israel.
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1 tc The Old Greek translation has “a conspiracy” rather than “male cultic prostitutes.”
2 tn Heb “they did according to all the abominable acts of the nations.”