Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Take heed to thyself that thou offer not thy burnt offerings in every place that thou seest:
This was directly opposed to the customs of the heathen idolaters, in offering their sacrifices on the tops of hills and mountains
and bring in thither your ascending-offerings and your sacrifices, and your tithes, and the heave-offering of your hand, - and your vow-offerings and your freewill-offerings, and the firstlings of your herd and of your flock;
Speak unto Aaron, and unto his sons and unto all the sons of Israel, and thou shalt say unto them, - This, is the thing which Yahweh hath commanded, saying:
1 Kings 12:28
Whereupon the king took counsel, and made two calves of gold, - and said unto them - It is, too much for you, to go up to Jerusalem, Lo! thy gods, O Israel, that brought thee up out of the land of Egypt;
1 Kings 15:34
And he did that which was wicked in the eyes of Yahweh, - and walked in the way of Jeroboam, and in his sin wherewith he caused, Israel, to sin.
2 Chronicles 15:17
But, the high places, were not taken away out of Israel, - only, the heart of Asa, was perfect, all his days.