Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And thereto he put down Maacah his mother from bearing rule, because she had made an idol in a grove. And Asa destroyed her idol and burnt it by the brook Kidron.

New American Standard Bible

He also removed Maacah his mother from being queen mother, because she had made a horrid image as an Asherah; and Asa cut down her horrid image and burned it at the brook Kidron.

King James Version

And also Maachah his mother, even her he removed from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove; and Asa destroyed her idol, and burnt it by the brook Kidron.

Holman Bible

He also removed his grandmother Maacah from being queen mother because she had made an obscene image of Asherah. Asa chopped down her obscene image and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

International Standard Version

He removed his mother Maacah from her position as Queen Mother because she had made a detestable image dedicated to Asherah. Asa cut down his mother's idol, crushed it, and burned it at the Kidron Brook.

A Conservative Version

And also he removed Maacah his grandmother from being queen because she had made an abominable image for an Asherah. And Asa cut down her image, and burnt it at the brook Kidron.

American Standard Version

And also Maacah his mother he removed from being queen, because she had made an abominable image for an Asherah; and Asa cut down her image, and burnt it at the brook Kidron.

Amplified

He also deposed his [great-grand]mother Maacah from being queen mother, because she had made a horrid (obscene, vulgar) image for [the goddess] Asherah. Asa cut down her horrid image, and burned it by the Brook Kidron.

Bible in Basic English

And he would not let Maacah his mother be queen, because she had made a disgusting image for Asherah; and Asa had the image cut down and burned by the stream Kidron.

Darby Translation

And also Maachah his mother he removed from being queen, because she had made an idol for the Asherah; and Asa cut down her idol, and burned it in the valley of Kidron.

Julia Smith Translation

And also Maachah, his mother, he will turn aside from being mistress, because she made terror to a statue; and Asa will cut off her terror, and burn by the torrent Kidron.

King James 2000

And also Maachah his grandmother, even her he removed from being queen, because she had made an abominable image on an idol pole; and Asa destroyed her idol, and burnt it by the brook Kidron.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Also, he had Maacah his mother removed from the office of queen mother, [as] she had made a repulsive image for the Asherah. Asa also cut down her repulsive image and burned it in the Wadi Kidron.

Modern King James verseion

And also he even removed his mother Maachah from being queen because she had made an idol in a grove. And Asa destroyed her idol and burned it by the torrent Kidron.

NET Bible

He also removed Maacah his grandmother from her position as queen because she had made a loathsome Asherah pole. Asa cut down her Asherah pole and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

New Heart English Bible

Also Maacah his mother he removed from being queen, because she had made an abominable image for an Asherah; and Asa cut down her image, and burnt it at the brook Kidron.

The Emphasized Bible

Moreover also, even Maachah his mother, he removed from being queen, because she had made a monstrous thing to the Sacred Stem, - and Asa cut down her monstrous thing and burned it in the Kidron ravine.

Webster

And also Maachah his mother, even her he removed from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove; and Asa destroyed her idol, and burnt it by the brook Kidron.

World English Bible

Also Maacah his mother he removed from being queen, because she had made an abominable image for an Asherah; and Asa cut down her image, and burnt it at the brook Kidron.

Youngs Literal Translation

and also Maachah his mother -- he turneth her aside from being mistress, in that she made a horrible thing for a shrine, and Asa cutteth down her horrible thing, and burneth it by the brook Kidron;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מעכת מעכה 
Ma`akah 
Usage: 22

אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

גּבירה 
G@biyrah 
Usage: 6

an idol
מפלצת 
Miphletseth 
Usage: 4

in a grove
אשׁירה אשׁרה 
'asherah 
Usage: 40

and Asa
אסא 
'Aca' 
Asa
Usage: 58

כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

מפלצת 
Miphletseth 
Usage: 4

and burnt
שׂרף 
Saraph 
Usage: 117

it by the brook
נחלה נחלה נחל 
Nachal 
Usage: 141

Context Readings

The Reign Of Asa In Judah

12 And he made the stews of males depart the land, and put away all the idols that his fathers had made. 13 And thereto he put down Maacah his mother from bearing rule, because she had made an idol in a grove. And Asa destroyed her idol and burnt it by the brook Kidron. 14 But he put not down the hill altars. Nevertheless, Asa's heart was whole with the LORD all his days.


Cross References

Exodus 32:20

And the took the calf which they had made and burned it with fire, and stamped it unto powder and strowed it in the water, and made the children of Israel drink.

Leviticus 26:30

And I will destroy your altars built upon high hills, and overthrow your images, and cast your carcasses upon the bodies of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.

Deuteronomy 7:5

But thus ye shall deal with them: overthrow their altars, break down their pillars, cut down their groves and burn their images with fire.

Deuteronomy 9:21

And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made and burnt him with fire and stamped him and ground him a-good, even unto small dust. And I cast the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.

Deuteronomy 13:6-11

If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thine own son or thy daughter or the wife that lieth in thy bosom or thy friend which is as thine own soul unto thee, entice thee secretly, saying, 'Let us go and serve strange gods which thou hast not known nor yet thy fathers,

Deuteronomy 33:9

He that sayeth unto his father and mother, 'I saw him not,' and unto his brethren, 'I knew not,' and to his son, 'I know not': for they have observed thy words and kept thy covenant.

Joshua 6:24

And they burnt the city with fire, and all that was therein. Only the silver, the gold, and the things of brass and iron they put unto the treasure of the house of the LORD.

2 Samuel 15:23

And all the country wept with a loud voice. And all the people went forward the straight way to the wilderness.

1 Kings 15:2

and ruled three years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Maacah, the daughter of Abishalom.

1 Kings 15:10

and ruled in Jerusalem forty one years. And his mother's name was Maacah the daughter of Abishalom.

2 Kings 18:4

He put away the hill altars, and brake the images and cut down the groves, and all to brake the brazen serpent that Moses made - for unto those days the children of Israel did burn sacrifice to it, and called it Nehushtan.

2 Kings 23:6

And he brought out the grove from the temple of the LORD without Jerusalem unto the brook Kidron, and stamped it to powder, and cast the dust thereof upon the graves of people of the country.

2 Kings 23:12-15

And the altars that were on the top of the parlour of Ahaz which the king of Judah had made, and the altars which Manasseh had made in the two courts of the house of the LORD, the king brake down, and ran thence and cast the dust of them into the brook Kidron.

2 Chronicles 15:15-19

And all Judah rejoiced in the oath, for they had sworn with all their hearts, and sought him with all their lust, and he was found of them. And the LORD gave them rest round about.

2 Chronicles 34:4

so that they brake down the altars of Baals even in his presence, and the Idols that were upon them he caused to be destroyed. And the groves, carved Images, and Images of metal he brake and made dust of them, and strawed it upon the graves of them that had offered to them.

Zechariah 13:3

so that if any of them prophesy any more, his own father and mother that begat him, shall say unto him, 'Thou shalt die, for thou speakest lies under the name of the LORD.' Yea, his own father and mother that begat him, shall wound him, when he prophesieth.

Matthew 10:37

He that loveth his father or mother more than me, is not meet for me: and he that loveth his son or daughter more than me, is not meet for me.

Matthew 12:46-50

While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brethren stood without the doors, desiring to speak with him.

John 18:1

When Jesus had spoken these words, he went forth with his disciples over the brook Kidron, where was a garden: into the which he entered with his disciples.

2 Corinthians 5:16

Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh. Insomuch that though we have known Christ after the flesh, now henceforth know we him so no more.

Galatians 2:5-6

To whom we gave no room - no, not for the space of a hour - as concerning to be brought into subjection: and that because that the truth of the gospel might continue with you.

Galatians 2:14

But when I saw that they went not the right way after the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter, before all men, "If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of the gentiles, and not as do the Jews: why causest thou the gentiles to live as do the Jews?"

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