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Passage Lookup: 1 Kings 11:1-8

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1 Kings 11:1
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Now (a)King Solomon loved many foreign women along with the daughter of Pharaoh: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women,
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1 Kings 11:2
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from the nations concerning which the Lord had said to the sons of Israel, "(b)You shall not [a]associate with them, nor shall they [b]associate with you, for they will surely turn your heart away after their gods." Solomon held fast to these in love.
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1 Kings 11:3
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(c)He had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines, and his wives turned his heart away.
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1 Kings 11:4
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For when Solomon was old, his wives turned his heart away after other gods; and (d)his heart was not [c]wholly devoted to the Lord his God, as the heart of David his father had been.
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1 Kings 11:5
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For Solomon went after (e)Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians and after [d](f)Milcom the detestable idol of the Ammonites.
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1 Kings 11:6
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Solomon did what was evil in the sight of the Lord , and did not follow the Lord fully, as David his father had done.
1 Kings 11:7
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Then Solomon built a high place for (g)Chemosh the detestable idol of Moab, on the mountain which is [e]east of Jerusalem, and for (h)Molech the detestable idol of the sons of Ammon.
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1 Kings 11:8
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Thus also he did for all his foreign wives, who burned incense and sacrificed to their gods.
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