1 Kings 16:33
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English Standard Version
And Ahab made an Asherah. Ahab did more to provoke the LORD, the God of Israel, to anger than all the kings of Israel who were before him.

King James Bible
And Ahab made a grove; and Ahab did more to provoke the LORD God of Israel to anger than all the kings of Israel that were before him.

American Standard Version
And Ahab made the Asherah; and Ahab did yet more to provoke Jehovah, the God of Israel, to anger than all the kings of Israel that were before him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he planted a grove: and Achab did more to provoke the Lord the God of Israel, than all the kings of Israel that were before him.

English Revised Version
And Ahab made the Asherah; and Ahab did yet more to provoke the LORD, the God of Israel, to anger than all the kings of Israel that were before him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Ahab made a grove; and Ahab did more to provoke the LORD God of Israel to anger than all the kings of Israel that were before him.

1 Kings 16:33 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Omri also walked in the ways of Jeroboam, and acted worse than his predecessors upon the throne. - For 1 Kings 16:26 and 1 Kings 16:27, compare 1 Kings 16:13 and 1 Kings 16:14.

1 Kings 16:33 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

made a grove

Exodus 34:13 But you shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:

2 Kings 13:6 Nevertheless they departed not from the sins of the house of Jeroboam, who made Israel sin, but walked therein...

2 Kings 17:16 And they left all the commandments of the LORD their God, and made them molten images, even two calves, and made a grove...

2 Kings 21:3 For he built up again the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he reared up altars for Baal, and made a grove...

Jeremiah 17:1,2 The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond: it is graven on the table of their heart...

did more to provoke

1 Kings 16:30 And Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the LORD above all that were before him.

1 Kings 21:19,25 And you shall speak to him, saying, Thus said the LORD, Have you killed, and also taken possession? And you shall speak to him, saying...

1 Kings 22:6,8 Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them...

Cross References
1 Kings 14:9
but you have done evil above all who were before you and have gone and made for yourself other gods and metal images, provoking me to anger, and have cast me behind your back,

1 Kings 16:29
In the thirty-eighth year of Asa king of Judah, Ahab the son of Omri began to reign over Israel, and Ahab the son of Omri reigned over Israel in Samaria twenty-two years.

1 Kings 16:30
And Ahab the son of Omri did evil in the sight of the LORD, more than all who were before him.

1 Kings 18:19
Now therefore send and gather all Israel to me at Mount Carmel, and the 450 prophets of Baal and the 400 prophets of Asherah, who eat at Jezebel's table."

1 Kings 21:25
(There was none who sold himself to do what was evil in the sight of the LORD like Ahab, whom Jezebel his wife incited.

2 Kings 13:6
Nevertheless, they did not depart from the sins of the house of Jeroboam, which he made Israel to sin, but walked in them; and the Asherah also remained in Samaria.)

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