English Standard Version
Nevertheless, the people still sacrificed at the high places, but only to the LORD their God.
King James Bible
Nevertheless the people did sacrifice still in the high places, yet unto the LORD their God only.
American Standard Version
Nevertheless the people sacrificed still in the high places, but only unto Jehovah their God.
Nevertheless the people still sacrificed in the high places to the Lord their God.
English Revised Version
Nevertheless the people did sacrifice still in the high places, but only unto the LORD their God.
Webster's Bible Translation
Nevertheless, the people sacrificed still in the high places, yet to the LORD their God only.
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
As Manasseh would not hear the words of the prophets, the Lord brought upon him the captains of the host of the king of Assyria. These "took him with hooks, and bound him with double chains of brass, and brought him to Babylon." בחוחים ילכּדוּ signifies neither, they took him prisoner in thorns (hid in the thorns), nor in a place called Chochim (which is not elsewhere found), but they took him with hooks. חוח denotes the hook or ring which was drawn through the gills of large fish when taken (Job 41:2), and is synonymous with חח (2 Kings 19:28; Ezekiel 19:4), a ring which was passed through the noses of wild beasts to subdue and lead them. The expression is figurative, as in the passages quoted from the prophets. Manasseh is represented as an unmanageable beast, which the Assyrian generals took and subdued by a ring in the nose. The figurative expression is explained by the succeeding clause: they bound him with double chains. נחשׁתּים are double fetters of brass, with which the feet of prisoners were bound (2 Samuel 3:34; Judges 16:21; 2 Chronicles 36:6, etc.).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Chronicles 32:12
Has not this same Hezekiah taken away his high places and his altars and commanded Judah and Jerusalem, "Before one altar you shall worship, and on it you shall burn your sacrifices"?
2 Chronicles 33:18
Now the rest of the acts of Manasseh, and his prayer to his God, and the words of the seers who spoke to him in the name of the LORD, the God of Israel, behold, they are in the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel.
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