2 Chronicles 24:18
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New International Version
They abandoned the temple of the LORD, the God of their ancestors, and worshiped Asherah poles and idols. Because of their guilt, God's anger came on Judah and Jerusalem.

King James Bible
And they left the house of the LORD God of their fathers, and served groves and idols: and wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for this their trespass.

Darby Bible Translation
And they forsook the house of Jehovah the God of their fathers, and served the Asherahs and idols; and wrath came upon Judah and Jerusalem for this their trespass.

World English Bible
They forsook the house of Yahweh, the God of their fathers, and served the Asherim and the idols: and wrath came on Judah and Jerusalem for this their guiltiness.

Young's Literal Translation
and they forsake the house of Jehovah, God of their fathers, and serve the shrines and the idols, and there is wrath upon Judah and Jerusalem for this their guilt.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The princes of Judah - made obeisance to the king - I believe the Targum has given the true sense of this verse: "After the death of Jehoiada, the great men of Judah came and adored King Joash, and seduced him; and then the king received from them their idols."

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And they left

2 Chronicles 24:4 And it came to pass after this, that Joash was minded to repair the house of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 21:13 But have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and have made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to go a whoring...

2 Chronicles 33:3-7 For he built again the high places which Hezekiah his father had broken down, and he reared up altars for Baalim, and made groves...

1 Kings 11:4,5 For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods...

1 Kings 14:9,23 But have done evil above all that were before you: for you have gone and made you other gods, and molten images, to provoke me to anger...

wrath

2 Chronicles 19:2 And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Should you help the ungodly...

2 Chronicles 28:13 And said to them, You shall not bring in the captives here: for whereas we have offended against the LORD already...

2 Chronicles 29:8 Why the wrath of the LORD was on Judah and Jerusalem, and he has delivered them to trouble, to astonishment, and to hissing...

2 Chronicles 32:25 But Hezekiah rendered not again according to the benefit done to him; for his heart was lifted up: therefore there was wrath on him...

2 Chronicles 36:14-16 Moreover all the chief of the priests, and the people, transgressed very much after all the abominations of the heathen...

Joshua 22:20 Did not Achan the son of Zerah commit a trespass in the accursed thing, and wrath fell on all the congregation of Israel?...

Judges 5:8 They chose new gods; then was war in the gates: was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel?

2 Samuel 24:1 And again the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go, number Israel and Judah.

Hosea 5:10,11,14 The princes of Judah were like them that remove the bound: therefore I will pour out my wrath on them like water...

Zephaniah 1:4-6 I will also stretch out my hand on Judah, and on all the inhabitants of Jerusalem...

Ephesians 5:6 Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things comes the wrath of God on the children of disobedience.

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The King's Farewell
'Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men's bones, and of all uncleanness. 28. Even so ye also outwardly appear righteous unto men, but within ye are full of hypocrisy and iniquity. 29. Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous, 30. And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Channel of Power.
A Word that Sticks and Stings. I suppose everyone here can think of three or four persons whom he loves or regards highly, who are not christians. Can you? Perhaps in your own home circle, or in the circle of your close friends. They may be nice people, cultured, lovable, delightful companions, fond of music and good books, and all that; but this is true of them, that they do not trust and confess Jesus as a personal Savior. Can you think of such persons in your own circle? I am going to wait a
S.D. Gordon—Quiet Talks on Power

Cross References
Exodus 34:12
Be careful not to make a treaty with those who live in the land where you are going, or they will be a snare among you.

Exodus 34:13
Break down their altars, smash their sacred stones and cut down their Asherah poles.

Joshua 22:20
When Achan son of Zerah was unfaithful in regard to the devoted things, did not wrath come on the whole community of Israel? He was not the only one who died for his sin.'"

2 Chronicles 19:2
Jehu the seer, the son of Hanani, went out to meet him and said to the king, "Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD? Because of this, the wrath of the LORD is on you.

2 Chronicles 24:4
Some time later Joash decided to restore the temple of the LORD.

2 Chronicles 24:17
After the death of Jehoiada, the officials of Judah came and paid homage to the king, and he listened to them.

2 Chronicles 32:25
But Hezekiah's heart was proud and he did not respond to the kindness shown him; therefore the LORD's wrath was on him and on Judah and Jerusalem.

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