For it was so, when Solomon was old, (A)that his wives turned his heart after other gods; and his (B)heart was not [a]loyal to the Lord his God, (C)as was the heart of his father David. For Solomon went after (D)Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and after (E)Milcom[b] the abomination of the (F)Ammonites. Solomon did evil in the sight of the Lord, and did not fully follow the Lord, as did his father David.

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  1. 1 Kings 11:4 Lit. at peace with
  2. 1 Kings 11:5 Or Molech

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