Parallel Verses

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:

New American Standard Bible

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

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 removed the foreign altars and high places and tore down the [pagan] pillars (obelisks, memorial stones), and cut to pieces the Asherim [the 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;

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 And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God: 3 For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves: 4 And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 7:5

But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn their graven images with fire.

Exodus 34:13

But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:

1 Kings 15:12-14

And he took away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.

2 Kings 23:14

And he brake in pieces the images, and cut down the groves, and filled their places with the bones of men.

2 Chronicles 15:17

But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

Leviticus 26:30

And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.

Deuteronomy 7:25

The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire: thou shalt not desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it unto thee, lest thou be snared therein: for it is an abomination to the LORD thy God.

Judges 6:25-28

And it came to pass the same night, that the LORD said unto him, Take thy father's young bullock, even the second bullock of seven years old, and throw down the altar of Baal that thy father hath, and cut down the grove that is by it:

1 Kings 11:7-8

Then did Solomon build an high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon.

1 Kings 14:22-24

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

2 Kings 18:4

He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brasen serpent that Moses had made: for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it: and he called it Nehushtan.

2 Kings 23:6

And he brought out the grove from the house of the LORD, without Jerusalem, unto the brook Kidron, and burned it at the brook Kidron, and stamped it small to powder, and cast the powder thereof upon the graves of the children of the people.

2 Chronicles 34:4

And they brake down the altars of Baalim in his presence; and the images, that were on high above them, he cut down; and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images, he brake in pieces, and made dust of them, and strowed it upon the graves of them that had sacrificed unto them.

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