New Living Translation
Although the pagan shrines were not removed, Asa's heart remained completely faithful to the LORD throughout his life.
King James Bible
But the high places were not removed: nevertheless Asa's heart was perfect with the LORD all his days.
Darby Bible Translation
But the high places were not removed; only, Asa's heart was perfect with Jehovah all his days.
World English Bible
But the high places were not taken away: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect with Yahweh all his days.
Young's Literal Translation
and the high places have not turned aside; only, the heart of Asa hath been perfect with Jehovah all his days,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:14 High places - 2Chron 14:3. He took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places where they were worshipped: but as for those high places where the true God was worshipped he did not take them away; partly, because he thought there was no great evil in them, which had been used by David and Solomon, and other good men; partly, because he thought the removal of them might do more hurt than their continuance, by occasioning the total neglect of God's worship by many of the people, who either could not, or, through want of faith and zeal, would not go up to Jerusalem to worship, now especially, when the Israelites, formerly their friends, were become their enemies, and watched all opportunities to invade or molest them. Was perfect - That is, he sincerely and constantly adhered to the worship of God. Though he could not hinder the people from using the high places, yet he entirely devoted himself to the worship of God in the manner and place prescribed by him.
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Objection 1: It seems that disobedience is the most grievous of sins. For it is written (1 Kings 15:23): "It is like the sin of witchcraft to rebel, and like the crime of idolatry to refuse to obey." But idolatry is the most grievous of sins, as stated above (Q, A). Therefore disobedience is the most grievous of sins. Objection 2: Further, the sin against the Holy Ghost is one that removes the obstacles of sin, as stated above (Q, A). Now disobedience makes a man contemn …
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1 Kings 8:61
And may you be completely faithful to the LORD our God. May you always obey his decrees and commands, just as you are doing today."
1 Kings 15:3
He committed the same sins as his father before him, and he was not faithful to the LORD his God, as his ancestor David had been.
1 Kings 22:43
Jehoshaphat was a good king, following the example of his father, Asa. He did what was pleasing in the LORD's sight. During his reign, however, he failed to remove all the pagan shrines, and the people still offered sacrifices and burned incense there.
2 Kings 12:3
Yet even so, he did not destroy the pagan shrines, and the people still offered sacrifices and burned incense there.
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