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And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.

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In the two courts

2 Kings 23:4
The king ordered Hilkiah the high priest, the high-ranking priests, and the guards to bring out of the Lord's temple all the items that were used in the worship of Baal, Asherah, and all the stars of the sky. The king burned them outside of Jerusalem in the terraces of Kidron, and carried their ashes to Bethel.
1 Kings 6:36
He built the inner courtyard with three rows of chiseled stones and a row of cedar beams.
1 Kings 7:12
Around the great courtyard were three rows of chiseled stones and one row of cedar beams, like the inner courtyard of the Lord's temple and the hall of the palace.
2 Chronicles 33:5
In the two courtyards of the Lord's temple he built altars for all the stars in the sky.
Ezekiel 40:28
Then he brought me to the inner court by the south gate. He measured the south gate; it had the same dimensions as the others.
Ezekiel 42:3
Opposite the 35 feet that belonged to the inner court, and opposite the pavement which belonged to the outer court, gallery faced gallery in the three stories.
Ezekiel 43:5
Then a wind lifted me up and brought me to the inner court; I watched the glory of the Lord filling the temple.
Ezekiel 44:19
When they go out to the outer court to the people, they must remove the garments they were ministering in, and place them in the holy chambers; they must put on other garments so that they will not transmit holiness to the people with their garments.

General references

2 Kings 23:32
He did evil in the sight of the Lord as his ancestors had done.
Jeremiah 32:34
They set up their disgusting idols in the temple which I have claimed for my own and defiled it.
Ezekiel 8:7
He brought me to the entrance of the court, and as I watched, I noticed a hole in the wall.

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