Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

The higher gate

Bible References

Howbeit

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 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”?

The higher gate

2 Chronicles 27:3
He built the upper gate of the house of the Lord, and he built extensively the wall of Ophel.