Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they also made them hill altars and images and groves 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 King James verseion

For they also built high places for themselves, and images, and Asherahs, 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 wrought wickedness in the sight of the LORD and angered him above all that their fathers did, with their sin which they sinned. 23 For they also made them hill altars and images and groves on every high hill and under every green tree. 24 And thereto there was a stews of male children in the land, and they did according to all the abominations of the nations which the LORD cast out before the children of Israel.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 12:2

See that ye destroy all places where the nations which ye conquer serve their gods, upon high mountains and on high hills and under every green tree.

Isaiah 57:5

Ye take your pleasure under the oaks, and under all green trees. And ye offer children in the valleys, and dens of stone.

2 Kings 17:9-10

And the children of Israel wrapped themselves in things that were not well toward the LORD their God. And they built them Hill altars in all their cities, both in the towers where they kept watch and also in the strong towns.

Ezekiel 16:24-25

Thou hast builded thy stews and brothel houses in every place: yea, at the head of every street hast thou builded thee an altar.

Leviticus 26:1

Ye shall make you no idols, nor graven image, neither rear you up any pillar, neither ye shall set up any image of stone in your land to bow yourselves thereto: for I am the LORD your God;

Deuteronomy 16:22

Thou shalt set thee up no pillar, which the LORD thy God hateth.

1 Kings 3:2

Only the people sacrificed in altars made on hills, because there was no house built unto the name of the LORD until those days.

1 Kings 14:15

And the LORD shall smite Israel, as a reed that groweth in the water is shaken, and will weed Israel out of this good land which he gave to their fathers, and will scatter them beyond Euphrates, because they have made them groves to anger the LORD.

2 Kings 21:3-7

And he went and built the hill altars again, which Hezekiah his father had destroyed. And he reared up altars to Baal and made groves, as did Ahab king of Israel. And he bowed himself unto all the host of heaven and served them.

2 Chronicles 28:4

And he offered burnt cense in hill altars and on mountains and under every green tree.

Jeremiah 2:20

"I have ever broken thy yoke of old, and bursten thy bonds: yet sayest thou, 'I will no more serve.' But like a harlot thou runnest about upon all high hills,

Jeremiah 3:13

but on this condition, that thou know thy great blasphemy: Namely, that thou hast unfaithfully forsaken the LORD thy God, and hast made thyself partaker of strange gods under all green trees, but hast had no will to hear my voice, sayeth the LORD.

Jeremiah 17:2

that your children also may think upon your altars, woods, thick trees, high hills, mountains and fields.

Ezekiel 20:28-29

For after I had brought them into the land that I promised to give them, when they saw every high hill, and all the thick trees: they made there offerings, and provoked me with their oblations, making sweet savours there, and poured out their drink offerings.

Micah 5:14

Thy groves will I pluck up by the roots, and break down thy cities.

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