2 Kings 21:7
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English Standard Version
And the carved image of Asherah that he had made he set in the house of which the LORD said to David and to Solomon his son, “In this house, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, I will put my name forever.

King James Bible
And he set a graven image of the grove that he had made in the house, of which the LORD said to David, and to Solomon his son, In this house, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all tribes of Israel, will I put my name for ever:

American Standard Version
And he set the graven image of Asherah, that he had made, in the house of which Jehovah said to David and to Solomon his son, In this house, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, will I put my name for ever;

Douay-Rheims Bible
He set also an idol of the grove, which he had made, in the temple of the Lord: concerning which the Lord said to David, and to Solomon his son: In this temple, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, I will put my name for ever.

English Revised Version
And he set the graven image of Asherah, that he had made, in the house of which the LORD said to David and to Solomon his son, In this house, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, will I put my name for ever:

Webster's Bible Translation
And he set a graven image of the grove that he had made in the house, of which the LORD said to David, and to Solomon his son, In this house, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all tribes of Israel, will I put my name for ever:

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Reign of Manasseh (cf. 2 Chronicles 33:1-20). - 2 Kings 21:1. Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, so that he was not born till after Hezekiah's dangerous illness (2 Kings 20:1.).

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3306-3327. B.C.

698-677. he set.

2 Kings 23:6 And he brought out the grove from the house of the LORD, without Jerusalem, to the brook Kidron, and burned it at the brook Kidron...

2 Chronicles 33:7,15 And he set a carved image, the idol which he had made, in the house of God, of which God had said to David and to Solomon his son...

In this house.

2 Kings 21:4 And he built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD said, In Jerusalem will I put my name.

2 Kings 23:27 And the LORD said, I will remove Judah also out of my sight, as I have removed Israel...

2 Samuel 7:13 He shall build an house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever.

1 Kings 8:29,44 That your eyes may be open toward this house night and day, even toward the place of which you have said, My name shall be there...

1 Kings 9:3,7 And the LORD said to him, I have heard your prayer and your supplication, that you have made before me: I have hallowed this house...

2 Chronicles 7:12,16,20 And the LORD appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him, I have heard your prayer...

Nehemiah 1:9 But if you turn to me, and keep my commandments, and do them; though there were of you cast out to the uttermost part of the heaven...

Psalm 74:2 Remember your congregation, which you have purchased of old; the rod of your inheritance, which you have redeemed; this mount Zion...

Psalm 78:68,69 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved...

Psalm 132:13,14 For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation...

Jeremiah 32:34 But they set their abominations in the house, which is called by my name, to defile it.

Cross References
Deuteronomy 16:21
"You shall not plant any tree as an Asherah beside the altar of the LORD your God that you shall make.

1 Kings 8:29
that your eyes may be open night and day toward this house, the place of which you have said, 'My name shall be there,' that you may listen to the prayer that your servant offers toward this place.

1 Kings 9:3
And the LORD said to him, "I have heard your prayer and your plea, which you have made before me. I have consecrated this house that you have built, by putting my name there forever. My eyes and my heart will be there for all time.

2 Kings 23:4
And the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest and the priests of the second order and the keepers of the threshold to bring out of the temple of the LORD all the vessels made for Baal, for Asherah, and for all the host of heaven. He burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of the Kidron and carried their ashes to Bethel.

2 Kings 23:6
And he brought out the Asherah from the house of the LORD, outside Jerusalem, to the brook Kidron, and burned it at the brook Kidron and beat it to dust and cast the dust of it upon the graves of the common people.

2 Chronicles 7:12
Then the LORD appeared to Solomon in the night and said to him: "I have heard your prayer and have chosen this place for myself as a house of sacrifice.

2 Chronicles 7:16
For now I have chosen and consecrated this house that my name may be there forever. My eyes and my heart will be there for all time.

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