Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Howbeit the high places were not taken away: for as yet the people had not prepared their hearts unto the God of their fathers.

Bible References

The high places

2 Chronicles 14:3
for he removed the foreign altars and high places, tore down the sacred pillars, cut down the Asherim,
2 Chronicles 17:6
He took great pride in the ways of the Lord and again removed the high places and the Asherim from Judah.

Had not

2 Chronicles 12:14
He did evil because he did not set his heart to seek the Lord.
2 Chronicles 19:3
But there is some good in you, for you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have set your heart to seek God.”
2 Chronicles 30:19
everyone who prepares his heart to seek God, the Lord God of his fathers, though not according to the purification rules of the sanctuary.”
Deuteronomy 29:4
Yet to this day the Lord has not given you a heart to know, nor eyes to see, nor ears to hear.
1 Samuel 7:3
Then Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, “If you return to the Lord with all your heart, remove the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you and direct your hearts to the Lord and serve Him alone; and He will deliver you from the hand of the Philistines.”