2 Chronicles 14:5
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New International Version
He removed the high places and incense altars in every town in Judah, and the kingdom was at peace under him.

King James Bible
Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images: and the kingdom was quiet before him.

Darby Bible Translation
And he removed out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the sun-images; and the kingdom was quiet before him.

World English Bible
Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the sun images: and the kingdom was quiet before him.

Young's Literal Translation
and he turneth aside out of all cities of Judah the high places and the images, and the kingdom is quiet before him.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Did that which was good - He attended to what the law required relative to the worship of God. He was no idolater, though, morally speaking, he was not exempt from faults, 1 Kings 15:14. He suppressed idolatry universally, and encouraged the people to worship the true God: see 2 Chronicles 14:3-5.

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images [heb] sun-images

2 Chronicles 34:4 And they broke down the altars of Baalim in his presence; and the images, that were on high above them, he cut down; and the groves...

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Asa's Prayer
'And Asa cried unto the Lord his God, and said, Lord, it is nothing with Thee to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power: help us, O Lord our God; for we rest on Thee, and in Thy Name we go against this multitude. O Lord, Thou art our God; let not man prevail against Thee.'--2 CHRON. xiv. 11. This King Asa, Rehoboam's grandson, had had a long reign of peace, which the writer of the Book of Chronicles traces to the fact that he had rooted out idolatry from Judah, 'The land had rest,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

National Apostasy
From the time of Jeroboam's death to Elijah's appearance before Ahab the people of Israel suffered a steady spiritual decline. Ruled by men who did not fear Jehovah and who encouraged strange forms of worship, the larger number of the people rapidly lost sight of their duty to serve the living God and adopted many of the practices of idolatry. Nadab, the son of Jeroboam, occupied the throne of Israel for only a few months. His career of evil was suddenly stopped by a conspiracy headed by Baasha,
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
2 Chronicles 14:4
He commanded Judah to seek the LORD, the God of their ancestors, and to obey his laws and commands.

2 Chronicles 34:4
Under his direction the altars of the Baals were torn down; he cut to pieces the incense altars that were above them, and smashed the Asherah poles and the idols. These he broke to pieces and scattered over the graves of those who had sacrificed to them.

2 Chronicles 34:7
he tore down the altars and the Asherah poles and crushed the idols to powder and cut to pieces all the incense altars throughout Israel. Then he went back to Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 6:4
Your altars will be demolished and your incense altars will be smashed; and I will slay your people in front of your idols.

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