New International Version
He removed the foreign altars and the high places, smashed the sacred stones and cut down the Asherah poles.
King James Bible
For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves:
Darby Bible Translation
and he took away the altars of the strange [gods] and the high places, and broke the columns, and cut down the Asherahs;
World English Bible
for he took away the foreign altars, and the high places, and broke down the pillars, and cut down the Asherim,
Young's Literal Translation
and turneth aside the altars of the stranger, and the high places, and breaketh the standing-pillars, and cutteth down the shrines,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Did that which was good - He attended to what the law required relative to the worship of God. He was no idolater, though, morally speaking, he was not exempt from faults, 1 Kings 15:14. He suppressed idolatry universally, and encouraged the people to worship the true God: see 2 Chronicles 14:3-5.
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For he took
the high places
images [heb] statue
'And Asa cried unto the Lord his God, and said, Lord, it is nothing with Thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O Lord our God; for we rest on Thee, and in Thy Name we go against this multitude. O Lord, Thou art our God; let not man prevail against Thee.'--2 CHRON. xiv. 11. This King Asa, Rehoboam's grandson, had had a long reign of peace, which the writer of the Book of Chronicles traces to the fact that he had rooted out idolatry from Judah, 'The land had rest, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Break down their altars, smash their sacred stones and cut down their Asherah poles.
This is what you are to do to them: Break down their altars, smash their sacred stones, cut down their Asherah poles and burn their idols in the fire.
1 Kings 15:12
He expelled the male shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made.
2 Chronicles 14:2
Asa did what was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God.
2 Chronicles 14:4
He commanded Judah to seek the LORD, the God of their ancestors, and to obey his laws and commands.
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