Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD.

King James Version

Howbeit the high places were not removed: the people sacrificed and burned incense still in the high places. He built the higher gate of the house of the LORD.

Holman Bible

Yet, the high places were not taken away; the people continued sacrificing and burning incense on the high places. It was Jotham who built the Upper Gate of the Lord's temple.

International Standard Version

except the high places were not torn down, and the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places. But he rebuilt the upper gate of the LORD's Temple.

A Conservative Version

However the high places were not taken away. The people still sacrificed and burned incense in the high places. He built the upper gate of the house of LORD.

American Standard Version

Howbeit the high places were not taken away: the people still sacrificed and burned incense in the high places. He built the upper gate of the house of Jehovah.

Amplified

Yet the high places were not removed; the people sacrificed and burned incense still on the high places. He built the Upper Gate of the house of the Lord.

Bible in Basic English

But he did not take away the high places, and the people still went on making offerings and burning them in the high places. He was the builder of the higher doorway of the house of the Lord.

Darby Translation

Only, the high places were not removed: the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places. It was he who built the upper gate of the house of Jehovah.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

With all this, the high places were not removed; the people sacrificed and burned incense still in the high places. He built the higher gate of the house of the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

But the heights were not removed: the people yet sacrificing and burning incense upon the heights. He built the gate of the house of Jehovah the Most High.

King James 2000

However the high places were not removed: the people sacrificed and burned incense still in the high places. He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Only the high places were not removed; the people still [were] sacrificing and offering incense on the high places. He built the upper gate of the temple of Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

Only, the high places were not removed. The people still sacrificed and burned incense in the high places. He built the Upper Gate of the house of Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But they put not away the hill altars: for the people offered and burnt cense still in the hill altars. He built the highest door in the house of the LORD.

NET Bible

But the high places were not eliminated; the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense on the high places. He built the Upper Gate to the Lord's temple.

New Heart English Bible

However the high places were not taken away: the people still sacrificed and burned incense in the high places. He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Only, the high places, took they not away, still were the people offering sacrifice and burning incense in the high places, - he, built the upper gate of the house of Yahweh.

Webster

Yet, the high places were not removed: the people sacrificed and burned incense still in the high places. He built the higher gate of the house of the LORD.

World English Bible

However the high places were not taken away: the people still sacrificed and burned incense in the high places. He built the upper gate of the house of Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Only, the high places have not turned aside -- yet are the people sacrificing and making perfume in high places; he hath built the high gate of the house of Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

קטר 
Qatar 
Usage: 116

still in the high places
בּמה 
Bamah 
Usage: 103

He built
בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

the higher
עליון 
'elyown 
Usage: 53

שׁער 
Sha`ar 
Usage: 374

of the house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

Context Readings

Jotham Reigns In Judah

34 He did what was right in the sight of the LORD; he did according to all that his father Uzziah had done. 35 Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD. 36 Now the rest of the acts of Jotham and all that he did, are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?


Cross References

2 Kings 12:3

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

2 Chronicles 23:20

He took the captains of hundreds, the nobles, the rulers of the people and all the people of the land, and brought the king down from the house of the LORD, and came through the upper gate to the king's house. And they placed the king upon the royal throne.

2 Kings 15:4

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.

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 Chronicles 27:3-9

He built the upper gate of the house of the LORD, and he built extensively the wall of Ophel.

2 Chronicles 32:12

'Has not the same Hezekiah taken away His high places and His altars, and said to Judah and Jerusalem, "You shall worship before one altar, and on it you shall burn incense"?

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