Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

For they also built for them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

New American Standard Bible

For they also built for themselves high places and sacred pillars and Asherim on every high hill and beneath every luxuriant tree.

King James Version

For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

Holman Bible

They also built for themselves high places, sacred pillars, and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree;

International Standard Version

They erected high places, sacred pillars, and Asherim for themselves on every high hill and under every green tree.

American Standard Version

For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;

Amplified

For they also built for themselves high places [to worship idols] and sacred pillars and Asherim [for the goddess Asherah]. These were on every high hill and under every luxuriant tree.

Bible in Basic English

For they made high places and upright stones and wood pillars on every high hill and under every green tree;

Darby Translation

And they also built for themselves high places, and columns, and Asherahs on every high hill and under every green tree;

Julia Smith Translation

And they will also build to them heights and statues, and pillars, upon every high hill, and, under every green tree.

King James 2000

For they also built them high places, and images, and idol poles, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

Lexham Expanded Bible

They also built for themselves high places and stone pillars and sacred poles on every high hill and under every green tree.

Modern King James verseion

For they also built high places for themselves, and images, and Asherahs, on every high hill and under every green tree.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they also made them hill altars and images and groves on every high hill and under every green tree.

NET Bible

They even built for themselves high places, sacred pillars, and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree.

New Heart English Bible

For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;

The Emphasized Bible

And, they also, built for themselves high places and pillars, and Sacred Stems, - upon every high hill, and under every green tree.

Webster

For they also built for themselves high places, and images and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

World English Bible

For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;

Youngs Literal Translation

And they build -- also they -- for themselves high places, and standing-pillars, and shrines, on every high height, and under every green tree;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

and images
מצּבה 
Matstsebah 
Usage: 32

and groves
אשׁירה אשׁרה 
'asherah 
Usage: 40

on every high
גּבוהּ גּבהּ 
Gaboahh 
Usage: 37

גּבעה 
Gib`ah 
Usage: 69

רענן 
Ra`anan 
Usage: 20

References

Context Readings

Rehoboam Reigns In Judah

22 And Judah did that which was evil in the sight of LORD, and they provoked him to jealousy with their sins which they committed, above all that their fathers had done. 23 For they also built for them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree. 24 And there were also sodomites in the land. They did according to all the abominations of the nations which LORD drove out before the sons of Israel.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 12:2

Ye shall surely destroy all the places in which the nations that ye shall dispossess served their gods, upon the high mountains, and upon the hills, and under every green tree.

Isaiah 57:5

ye who inflame yourselves among the oaks, under every green tree, who kill the children in the valleys, under the clefts of the rocks?

2 Kings 17:9-10

And the sons of Israel did things secretly that were not right against LORD their God. And they built for them high places in all their cities, from the tower of the watchmen to the fortified city.

Ezekiel 16:24-25

that thou have built thyself a vaulted place, and have made thee a lofty place in every street.

Leviticus 26:1

Ye shall make for you no idols. Neither shall ye rear up for you a graven image, or a pillar. Neither shall ye place any figured stone in your land, to bow down to it. For I am LORD your God.

Deuteronomy 16:22

Neither shall thou set up a pillar for thee, which LORD thy God hates.

1 Kings 3:2

Only the people sacrificed in the high places, because there was no house built for the name of LORD until those days.

1 Kings 14:15

For LORD will smite Israel as a reed is shaken in the water. And he will root up Israel out of this good land which he gave to their fathers, and will scatter them beyond the River because they have made their Asherim, provoking LO

2 Kings 21:3-7

For he built again the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed. And he reared up altars for Baal, and made an Asherah, as did Ahab king of Israel, and worshipped all the host of heaven, and served them.

2 Chronicles 28:4

And he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, and under every green tree.

Jeremiah 2:20

For from old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bonds. And thou said, I will not serve, for upon every high hill and under every green tree thou bowed thyself, playing the harlot.

Jeremiah 2:20

For from old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bonds. And thou said, I will not serve, for upon every high hill and under every green tree thou bowed thyself, playing the harlot.

Jeremiah 17:2

while their sons remember their altars and their Asherim by the green trees upon the high hills.

Ezekiel 20:28-29

For when I had brought them into the land, which I swore to give to them, then they saw every high hill, and every thick tree, and they offered there their sacrifices, and there they presented the provocation of their offering. The

Micah 5:14

And I will pluck up thine Asherim out of the midst of thee, and I will destroy thy cities.

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