1 Kings 14:23
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New International Version
They also set up for themselves high places, sacred stones and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every spreading tree.

New Living Translation
For they also built for themselves pagan shrines and set up sacred pillars and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree.

English Standard Version
For they also built for themselves high places and pillars and Asherim on every high hill and under every green tree,

New American Standard Bible
For they also built for themselves high places and sacred pillars and Asherim on every high hill and beneath every luxuriant tree.

King James Bible
For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They also built for themselves high places, sacred pillars, and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree;

International Standard Version
They erected high places, sacred pillars, and Asherim for themselves on every high hill and under every green tree.

NET Bible
They even built for themselves high places, sacred pillars, and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree.

New Heart English Bible
For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They built worship sites for themselves and [put up] large stones and Asherah poles to worship on every high hill and under every large tree.

JPS Tanakh 1917
For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every leafy tree;

New American Standard 1977
For they also built for themselves high places and sacred pillars and Asherim on every high hill and beneath every luxuriant tree.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For they also built themselves high places and statues, and groves on every high hill and under every green tree.

King James 2000 Bible
For they also built them high places, and images, and idol poles, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

American King James Version
For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

American Standard Version
For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;

Douay-Rheims Bible
For they also built them altars, and statues, and groves upon every high hill and under every green tree:

Darby Bible Translation
And they also built for themselves high places, and columns, and Asherahs on every high hill and under every green tree;

English Revised Version
For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;

Webster's Bible Translation
For they also built for themselves high places, and images and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

World English Bible
For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;

Young's Literal Translation
And they build -- also they -- for themselves high places, and standing-pillars, and shrines, on every high height, and under every green tree;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
14:21-31 Here is no good said of Rehoboam, and much said to the disadvantage of his subjects. The abounding of the worst crimes, of the worst of the heathen, in Jerusalem, the city the Lord had chosen for his temple and his worship, shows that nothing can mend the hearts of fallen men but the sanctifying grace of the Holy Spirit. On this alone may we depend; for this let us daily pray, in behalf of ourselves and all around us. The splendour of their temple, the pomp of their priesthood, and all the advantages with which their religion was attended, could not prevail to keep them close to it; nothing less than the pouring out the Spirit will keep God's Israel in their allegiance to him. Sin exposes, makes poor, and weakens any people. Shishak, king of Egypt, came and took away the treasures. Sin makes the gold become dim, changes the most fine gold, and turns it into brass.
Study Bible
Rehoboam's Wicked Reign in Judah
22Judah did evil in the sight of the LORD, and they provoked Him to jealousy more than all that their fathers had done, with the sins which they committed. 23For they also built for themselves high places and sacred pillars and Asherim on every high hill and beneath every luxuriant tree. 24There were also male cult prostitutes in the land. They did according to all the abominations of the nations which the LORD dispossessed before the sons of Israel.…
Cross References
Exodus 34:13
"But rather, you are to tear down their altars and smash their sacred pillars and cut down their Asherim

Deuteronomy 12:2
"You shall utterly destroy all the places where the nations whom you shall dispossess serve their gods, on the high mountains and on the hills and under every green tree.

Deuteronomy 16:22
"You shall not set up for yourself a sacred pillar which the LORD your God hates.

1 Kings 14:15
"For the LORD will strike Israel, as a reed is shaken in the water; and He will uproot Israel from this good land which He gave to their fathers, and will scatter them beyond the Euphrates River, because they have made their Asherim, provoking the LORD to anger.

1 Kings 15:12
He also put away the male cult prostitutes from the land and removed all the idols which his fathers had made.

1 Kings 20:23
Now the servants of the king of Aram said to him, "Their gods are gods of the mountains, therefore they were stronger than we; but rather let us fight against them in the plain, and surely we will be stronger than they.

2 Kings 10:26
They brought out the sacred pillars of the house of Baal and burned them.

2 Kings 17:10
They set for themselves sacred pillars and Asherim on every high hill and under every green tree,

2 Kings 17:16
They forsook all the commandments of the LORD their God and made for themselves molten images, even two calves, and made an Asherah and worshiped all the host of heaven and served Baal.

2 Kings 17:19
Also Judah did not keep the commandments of the LORD their God, but walked in the customs which Israel had introduced.
Treasury of Scripture

For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

built

1 Kings 3:2 Only the people sacrificed in high places, because there was no house …

Deuteronomy 12:2 You shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which …

Isaiah 57:5 Enflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the …

Ezekiel 16:24,25 That you have also built to you an eminent place, and have made you …

Ezekiel 20:28,29 For when I had brought them into the land, for the which I lifted …

images. or, standing images, or statues

Leviticus 26:1 You shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither raise you up …

groves

Micah 5:14 And I will pluck up your groves out of the middle of you: so will …

Deuteronomy 12:2 You shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which …

2 Kings 17:9,10 And the children of Israel did secretly those things that were not …

2 Kings 21:3-7 For he built up again the high places which Hezekiah his father had …

2 Chronicles 28:4 He sacrificed also and burnt incense in the high places, and on the …

Jeremiah 17:2 Whilst their children remember their altars and their groves by the …

under every

Isaiah 57:5 Enflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the …

Jeremiah 3:13 Only acknowledge your iniquity, that you have transgressed against …

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