New International Version
They set up sacred stones and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every spreading tree.
King James Bible
And they set them up images and groves in every high hill, and under every green tree:
Darby Bible Translation
And they set them up columns and Asherahs on every high hill and under every green tree;
World English Bible
and they set them up pillars and Asherim on every high hill, and under every green tree;
Young's Literal Translation
and set up for them standing-pillars and shrines on every high height, and under every green tree,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Images and groves - Images of different idols, and places for the abominable rites of Ashtaroth or Venus.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
images [heb] statues
'These nations feared the Lord, and served their own gods.'--2 KINGS xvii. 33. The kingdom of Israel had come to its fated end. Its king and people had been carried away captives in accordance with the cruel policy of the great Eastern despotisms, which had so much to do with weakening them by their very conquests. The land had lain desolate and uncultivated for many years, savage beasts had increased in the untilled solitudes, even as weeds and nettles grew in the gardens and vineyards of Samaria. …
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Be careful not to make a treaty with those who live in the land where you are going, or they will be a snare among you.
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.
1 Kings 14:23
They also set up for themselves high places, sacred stones and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every spreading tree.
2 Kings 17:11
At every high place they burned incense, as the nations whom the LORD had driven out before them had done. They did wicked things that aroused the LORD's anger.
I will uproot from among you your Asherah poles when I demolish your cities.
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