2 Chronicles 15:17
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New International Version
Although he did not remove the high places from Israel, Asa's heart was fully committed to the LORD all his life.

King James Bible
But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

Darby Bible Translation
But the high places were not removed from Israel; only, Asa's heart was perfect all his days.

World English Bible
But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

Young's Literal Translation
yet the high places have not turned aside from Israel; only, the heart of Asa hath been perfect all his days.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The high places were not taken away - He had totally suppressed or destroyed the idolatry; but some of the places, buildings, or altars, he permitted to remain.

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the high places

2 Chronicles 14:3-5 For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and broke down the images, and cut down the groves...

Deuteronomy 12:13,14 Take heed to yourself that you offer not your burnt offerings in every place that you see...

1 Kings 3:2-4 Only the people sacrificed in high places, because there was no house built to the name of the LORD, until those days...

1 Kings 22:43 And he walked in all the ways of Asa his father; he turned not aside from it, doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD...

2 Kings 12:3 But the high places were not taken away: the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

2 Kings 14:4 However, the high places were not taken away: as yet the people did sacrifice and burnt incense on the high places.

the heart of Asa

2 Chronicles 16:7-12 And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said to him, Because you have relied on the king of Syria...

1 Kings 11:4 For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods...

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'They ... sought Him with their whole desire; and He was found of them: and the Lord gave them rest round about.'--2 CHRON. xv. 15. These words occur in one of the least familiar passages of the Old Testament. They describe an incident in the reign of Asa, who was the grandson of Solomon's foolish son Rehoboam, and was consequently the third king of Judah after the secession of the North. He had just won a great victory, and was returning with his triumphant army to Jerusalem, when there met him
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Secret of Effectual Prayer
"What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye have received them, and ye shall have them."--MARK xi. 24. Here we have a summary of the teaching of our Lord Jesus on prayer. Nothing will so much help to convince us of the sin of our remissness in prayer, to discover its causes, and to give us courage to expect entire deliverance, as the careful study and then the believing acceptance of that teaching. The more heartily we enter into the mind of our blessed Lord, and set ourselves simply
Andrew Murray—The Ministry of Intercession

Cross References
2 Chronicles 15:16
King Asa also deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

2 Chronicles 15:18
He brought into the temple of God the silver and gold and the articles that he and his father had dedicated.

2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. You have done a foolish thing, and from now on you will be at war."

2 Chronicles 17:6
His heart was devoted to the ways of the LORD; furthermore, he removed the high places and the Asherah poles from Judah.

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