New International Version
They also set up for themselves high places, sacred stones and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every spreading tree.
King James Bible
For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.
Darby Bible Translation
And they also built for themselves high places, and columns, and Asherahs on every high hill and under every green tree;
World English Bible
For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;
Young's Literal Translation
And they build -- also they -- for themselves high places, and standing-pillars, and shrines, on every high height, and under every green tree;
1 Kings 14:23 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The rest of the acts of Jeroboam - are written in the - chronicles - For some important particulars relative to this reign, see 2 Chronicles 13:1-20.
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images. or, standing images, or statues
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Break down their altars, smash their sacred stones and cut down their Asherah poles.
Destroy completely all the places on the high mountains, on the hills and under every spreading tree, where the nations you are dispossessing worship their gods.
and do not erect a sacred stone, for these the LORD your God hates.
1 Kings 14:15
And the LORD will strike Israel, so that it will be like a reed swaying in the water. He will uproot Israel from this good land that he gave to their ancestors and scatter them beyond the Euphrates River, because they aroused the LORD's anger by making Asherah poles.
1 Kings 15:12
He expelled the male shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made.
1 Kings 20:23
Meanwhile, the officials of the king of Aram advised him, "Their gods are gods of the hills. That is why they were too strong for us. But if we fight them on the plains, surely we will be stronger than they.
2 Kings 10:26
They brought the sacred stone out of the temple of Baal and burned it.
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