Parallel Verses

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.

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.

A Conservative Version

For they also built for them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, 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 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 evil in the sight of Jehovah, and they provoked Him to jealousy with their sins which they had committed, above all that their fathers had done. 23 For they also built high places for themselves, and images, and Asherahs, on every high hill and under every green tree. 24 And also the sodomite was in the land. They did according to all the hateful things of the nations which Jehovah cast out before the sons of Israel.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 12:2

You shall completely destroy all the places in which the nations which you shall possess served their gods, on the high mountains and on the hills and under every green tree.

Isaiah 57:5

being inflamed with idols under every green tree, killing the little sons in the valleys under the clefts of the rocks?

2 Kings 17:9-10

And the sons of Israel secretly did things that were not right against Jehovah their God. And they built high places in all their cities for themselves, from the Watch Tower to the fortified city.

Ezekiel 16:24-25

that you have also built yourself a mound, and you have made yourself a high place in every street.

Leviticus 26:1

You shall make no idols to yourselves; and you shall not set up for yourselves graven images, or a memorial pillar. And you shall not set up any image of stone in your land in order to bow down to it. For I am Jehovah your God.

Deuteronomy 16:22

Nor shall you set up an image, which Jehovah your God hates.

1 Kings 3:2

Only the people sacrificed in high places because there was no house built to the name of Jehovah until those days.

1 Kings 14:15

For Jehovah shall strike Israel as the reed waves in the water, and He shall root up Israel out of this good land which He gave to their fathers, and shall scatter them beyond the River, because they have made their Asherahs, provoking Jehovah to anger.

2 Kings 21:3-7

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

2 Chronicles 28:4

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

Jeremiah 2:20

For long ago you broke your yoke and tore up your bonds; and you said, I will not transgress, when on every high hill and under every green tree you lay down like a harlot.

Jeremiah 3:13

Only acknowledge your iniquity, that you have sinned against Jehovah your God and have scattered your ways to the strangers under every green tree, and you have not obeyed My voice, says Jehovah.

Jeremiah 17:2

while their sons remember their altars and their Asherahs by the green trees on the high hills.

Ezekiel 20:28-29

When I had brought them into the land for which I lifted up My hand to give it to them, then they saw every high hill, and all the thick trees, and they offered their sacrifices there. And there they offered their provoking gifts. There also they made their sweet aroma, and poured out their drink offerings there.

Micah 5:14

And I will pluck your shrines out of the midst of you; so I will destroy your cities.

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