2 Kings 13:6
Parallel Verses
New International Version
But they did not turn away from the sins of the house of Jeroboam, which he had caused Israel to commit; they continued in them. Also, the Asherah pole remained standing in Samaria.

King James Bible
Nevertheless they departed not from the sins of the house of Jeroboam, who made Israel sin, but walked therein: and there remained the grove also in Samaria.)

Darby Bible Translation
Nevertheless they departed not from the sins of the house of Jeroboam, who made Israel to sin: they walked therein; and there remained also the Asherah in Samaria.)

World English Bible
Nevertheless they didn't depart from the sins of the house of Jeroboam, with which he made Israel to sin, but walked therein: and there remained the Asherah also in Samaria.)

Young's Literal Translation
only, they have not turned aside from the sins of the house of Jeroboam, that he caused Israel to sin, therein they walked, and also, the shrine hath remained in Samaria, --

2 Kings 13:6 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The grove also in Samaria - Asherah, or Astarte, remained in Samaria, and there was she worshipped, with all her abominable rites.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

departed

2 Kings 13:2 And he did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD, and followed the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, which made Israel to sin...

2 Kings 10:29 However, from the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin, Jehu departed not from after them, to wit...

2 Kings 17:20-23 And the LORD rejected all the seed of Israel, and afflicted them, and delivered them into the hand of spoilers...

Deuteronomy 32:15-18 But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: you are waxen fat, you are grown thick, you are covered with fatness...

walked [heb] he walked

1 Kings 15:3 And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God...

1 Kings 16:26 For he walked in all the way of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and in his sin with which he made Israel to sin...

and there remained [heb] and there stood

2 Kings 17:16 And they left all the commandments of the LORD their God, and made them molten images, even two calves, and made a grove...

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...

2 Kings 23:4 And the king commanded Hilkiah the high priest, and the priests of the second order, and the keepers of the door...

Deuteronomy 7:5 But thus shall you deal with them; you shall destroy their altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves...

1 Kings 16:33 And Ahab made a grove; and Ahab did more to provoke the LORD God of Israel to anger than all the kings of Israel that were before him.

Library
The Spirit of Power
'And Elisha said to the king of Israel, Put thine hand upon the bow. And he put his hand upon it: and Elisha put his hands upon the king's hands.'--2 KINGS xiii. 16. This is part of one of the strangest narratives in the Old Testament. Elisha is on his deathbed, 'sick of the sickness' wherewith he 'should die.' A very different scene, that close sick-chamber, from the open plain beyond Jordan from which Elijah had gone up; a very different way of passing from life by wasting sickness than by fiery
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Elisha's Closing Ministry
Called to the prophetic office while Ahab was still reigning, Elisha had lived to see many changes take place in the kingdom of Israel. Judgment upon judgment had befallen the Israelites during the reign of Hazael the Syrian, who had been anointed to be the scourge of the apostate nation. The stern measures of reform instituted by Jehu had resulted in the slaying of all the house of Ahab. In continued wars with the Syrians, Jehoahaz, Jehu's successor, had lost some of the cities lying east of the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Kings 16:33
Ahab also made an Asherah pole and did more to arouse the anger of the LORD, the God of Israel, than did all the kings of Israel before him.

2 Kings 13:2
He did evil in the eyes of the LORD by following the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he had caused Israel to commit, and he did not turn away from them.

Jump to Previous
Asherah Ashe'rah Caused Commit Continued Depart Departed Grove House Image Israel Jeroboam Jerobo'am Nevertheless Samaria Sama'ria Shrine Sin Sins Standing Therein Turn Turned Walked Wherewith
Jump to Next
Asherah Ashe'rah Caused Commit Continued Depart Departed Grove House Image Israel Jeroboam Jerobo'am Nevertheless Samaria Sama'ria Shrine Sin Sins Standing Therein Turn Turned Walked Wherewith
Links
2 Kings 13:6 NIV
2 Kings 13:6 NLT
2 Kings 13:6 ESV
2 Kings 13:6 NASB
2 Kings 13:6 KJV

2 Kings 13:6 Bible Apps
2 Kings 13:6 Biblia Paralela
2 Kings 13:6 Chinese Bible
2 Kings 13:6 French Bible
2 Kings 13:6 German Bible

2 Kings 13:6 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
2 Kings 13:5
Top of Page
Top of Page