2 Chronicles 23:17
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New International Version
All the people went to the temple of Baal and tore it down. They smashed the altars and idols and killed Mattan the priest of Baal in front of the altars.

King James Bible
Then all the people went to the house of Baal, and brake it down, and brake his altars and his images in pieces, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

Darby Bible Translation
And all the people went into the house of Baal, and broke it down; and they broke his altars and his images in pieces, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

World English Bible
All the people went to the house of Baal, and broke it down, and broke his altars and his images in pieces, and killed Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

Young's Literal Translation
and all the people enter the house of Baal, and break it down, yea, his altars and his images they have broken, and Mattan priest of Baal they have slain before the altars.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Mattan the priest - The Targum will not prostitute the term priest, but calls him כומרא cumera, priestling.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the house of Baal

2 Chronicles 34:4,7 And they broke down the altars of Baalim in his presence; and the images, that were on high above them, he cut down; and the groves...

2 Kings 10:25-28 And it came to pass, as soon as he had made an end of offering the burnt offering, that Jehu said to the guard and to the captains...

2 Kings 11:18 And all the people of the land went into the house of Baal, and broke it down...

2 Kings 18:4 He removed the high places, and broke the images, and cut down the groves, and broke in pieces the brazen serpent that Moses had made...

brake his altars

Deuteronomy 12:3 And you shall overthrow their altars, and break their pillars, and burn their groves with fire...

Isaiah 2:18 And the idols he shall utterly abolish.

Zechariah 13:2,3 And it shall come to pass in that day, said the LORD of hosts, that I will cut off the names of the idols out of the land...

slew Mattan

Deuteronomy 13:5,9 And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; because he has spoken to turn you away from the LORD your God...

1 Kings 18:40 And Elijah said to them, Take the prophets of Baal; let not one of them escape. And they took them...

2 Kings 11:18,19 And all the people of the land went into the house of Baal, and broke it down...

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Jehoiada and Joash
'And when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal. 2. But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain. 3. And he was with her hid in the house of the Lord six years. And Athaliah did reign over the land. 4. And the seventh year Jehoiada
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Deuteronomy 13:6
If your very own brother, or your son or daughter, or the wife you love, or your closest friend secretly entices you, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods that neither you nor your ancestors have known,

1 Kings 18:40
Then Elijah commanded them, "Seize the prophets of Baal. Don't let anyone get away!" They seized them, and Elijah had them brought down to the Kishon Valley and slaughtered there.

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