Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

for he removed the foreign altars and high places, tore down the sacred pillars, cut down the Asherim,

King James Version

For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves:

Holman Bible

He removed the pagan altars and the high places. He shattered their sacred pillars and chopped down their Asherah poles.

International Standard Version

by removing the foreign altars and high places, tearing down the sacred pillars, cutting down the Asherim, and

A Conservative Version

For he took away the foreign altars, and the high places, and broke down the pillars, and hewed down the Asherim,

American Standard Version

for he took away the foreign altars, and the high places, and brake down the pillars, and hewed down the Asherim,

Amplified

He took away the foreign altars and high places and broke down the idol pillars or obelisks and cut down the Asherim [symbols of the goddess Asherah]

Bible in Basic English

For he took away the altars of strange gods and the high places, and had the upright stones broken and the wood pillars cut down;

Darby Translation

and he took away the altars of the strange gods and the high places, and broke the columns, and cut down the Asherahs;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for he took away the altars of the strange gods and the high places and broke down the images and cut down the groves

Julia Smith Translation

And he will remove the altars of the stranger, and the heights, and break the pillars, and cut down the images:

King James 2000

For he took away the altars of the foreign gods, and the high places, and broke down the images, and cut down the idol poles:

Lexham Expanded Bible

He removed the foreign altars and high places, broke down the stone pillars, and cut down the Asherahs.

Modern King James verseion

For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and broke down the images, and cut down the Asherahs.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and took away the altars of strangers and the hill altars, and brake the Images and cut down the groves,

NET Bible

He removed the pagan altars and the high places, smashed the sacred pillars, and cut down the Asherah poles.

New Heart English Bible

for he took away the foreign altars, and the high places, and broke down the pillars, and cut down the Asherim,

The Emphasized Bible

and took away the foreign altars, and the high places, - and brake in pieces the pillars, and cut in twain the Sacred Stems;

Webster

For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and broke down the images, and cut down the groves:

World English Bible

for he took away the foreign altars, and the high places, and broke down the pillars, and cut down the Asherim,

Youngs Literal Translation

and turneth aside the altars of the stranger, and the high places, and breaketh the standing-pillars, and cutteth down the shrines,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

the altars
מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

of the strange
נכר 
Nekar 
Usage: 36

gods, and the high places
בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

and brake down
שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

the images
מצּבה 
Matstsebah 
Usage: 32

and cut down
גּדע 
Gada` 
Usage: 22

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

The Reign Of Asa In Judah

2 Asa did good and right in the sight of the LORD his God, 3 for he removed the foreign altars and high places, tore down the sacred pillars, cut down the Asherim, 4 and commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers and to observe the law and the commandment.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 7:5

"But thus you shall do to them: you shall tear down their altars, and smash their sacred pillars, and hew down their Asherim, and burn their graven images with fire.

Exodus 34:13

"But rather, you are to tear down their altars and smash their sacred pillars and cut down their Asherim

1 Kings 15:12-14

He also put away the male cult prostitutes from the land and removed all the idols which his fathers had made.

2 Kings 23:14

He broke in pieces the sacred pillars and cut down the Asherim and filled their places with human bones.

2 Chronicles 15:17

But the high places were not removed from Israel; nevertheless Asa's heart was blameless all his days.

Leviticus 26:30

'I then will destroy your high places, and cut down your incense altars, and heap your remains on the remains of your idols, for My soul shall abhor you.

Deuteronomy 7:25

"The graven images of their gods you are to burn with fire; you shall not covet the silver or the gold that is on them, nor take it for yourselves, or you will be snared by it, for it is an abomination to the LORD your God.

Judges 6:25-28

Now on the same night the LORD said to him, "Take your father's bull and a second bull seven years old, and pull down the altar of Baal which belongs to your father, and cut down the Asherah that is beside it;

1 Kings 11:7-8

Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh the detestable idol of Moab, on the mountain which is east of Jerusalem, and for Molech the detestable idol of the sons of Ammon.

1 Kings 14:22-24

Judah did evil in the sight of the LORD, and they provoked Him to jealousy more than all that their fathers had done, with the sins which they committed.

2 Kings 18:4

He removed the high places and broke down the sacred pillars and cut down the Asherah He also broke in pieces the bronze serpent that Moses had made, for until those days the sons of Israel burned incense to it; and it was called Nehushtan.

2 Kings 23:6

He brought out the Asherah from the house of the LORD outside Jerusalem to the brook Kidron, and burned it at the brook Kidron, and ground it to dust, and threw its dust on the graves of the common people.

2 Chronicles 34:4

They tore down the altars of the Baals in his presence, and the incense altars that were high above them he chopped down; also the Asherim, the carved images and the molten images he broke in pieces and ground to powder and scattered it on the graves of those who had sacrificed to them.

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