He built high places for all his foreign wives so they could burn incense and make sacrifices to their gods. 1
Now give praise to the Lord God of your fathers, and do his will. Separate yourselves from the local residents 1 and from these foreign wives.”
Was it not because of things like these that King Solomon of Israel sinned? Among the many nations there was no king like him. He was loved by his God, and God made 1 him king over all Israel. But the foreign wives made even him sin!