18 You shall not bring the hire of a harlot or the wages of a [a](A)dog into the house of the Lord your God for any votive offering, for both of these are an abomination to the Lord your God.

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  1. Deuteronomy 23:18 I.e. male prostitute, sodomite

23 For they also built for themselves (A)high places and sacred (B)pillars and [a](C)Asherim on every high hill and (D)beneath every luxuriant tree. 24 There were also (E)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.

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  1. 1 Kings 14:23 I.e. wooden symbols of a female deity

He also broke down the houses of the (A)male cult prostitutes which were in the house of the Lord, where (B)the women were weaving [a]hangings for the Asherah.

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  1. 2 Kings 23:7 Or tents; lit houses

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