2 Chronicles 30:14
New International Version
They removed the altars in Jerusalem and cleared away the incense altars and threw them into the Kidron Valley.

New Living Translation
They set to work and removed the pagan altars from Jerusalem. They took away all the incense altars and threw them into the Kidron Valley.

English Standard Version
They set to work and removed the altars that were in Jerusalem, and all the altars for burning incense they took away and threw into the brook Kidron.

Berean Study Bible
They proceeded to remove the altars in Jerusalem and to take away the incense altars and throw them into the Kidron Valley.

King James Bible
And they arose and took away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and all the altars for incense took they away, and cast them into the brook Kidron.

New King James Version
They arose and took away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and they took away all the incense altars and cast them into the Brook Kidron.

New American Standard Bible
They got up and removed the altars which were in Jerusalem; they also removed all the incense altars and threw them into the brook Kidron.

NASB 1995
They arose and removed the altars which were in Jerusalem; they also removed all the incense altars and cast them into the brook Kidron.

NASB 1977
And they arose and removed the altars which were in Jerusalem; they also removed all the incense altars and cast them into the brook Kidron.

Amplified Bible
They took action and removed the [pagan] altars which were in Jerusalem; they also removed all the incense altars and threw them into the Brook Kidron [the dumping place for the ashes of such repulsive things].

Christian Standard Bible
They proceeded to take away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and they took away the incense altars and threw them into the Kidron Valley.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They proceeded to take away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and they took away the incense altars and threw them into the Kidron Valley.

American Standard Version
And they arose and took away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and all the altars for incense took they away, and cast them into the brook Kidron.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they arose and they toppled the altars that were in Jerusalem, and they pulled down all the high places of idols, and they cast them into the valley of Qedrown.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And they arose, and took away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and all on which they burnt incense to false gods they tore down and cast into the brook Kedron.

Contemporary English Version
They took all the foreign altars and incense altars in Jerusalem and threw them into Kidron Valley.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they arose and destroyed the altars that were in Jerusalem, and took sway all things in which incense was burnt to idols, and cast them into the torrent Cedron.

English Revised Version
And they arose and took away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and all the altars for incense took they away, and cast them into the brook Kidron.

Good News Translation
They took all the altars that had been used in Jerusalem for offering sacrifices and burning incense and threw them into Kidron Valley.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the people got rid of the [idols'] altars in Jerusalem. They got rid of all the altars for incense by dumping them in the Kidron Valley.

International Standard Version
They all got to work and removed the idolatrous altars that were throughout Jerusalem. They also removed all the incense altars and threw them into the Kidron Brook.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they arose and took away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and all the altars for incense took they away, and cast them into the brook Kidron.

Literal Standard Version
And they arise and turn aside the altars that [are] in Jerusalem, and they have turned aside all the incense altars, and cast [them] into the Brook of Kidron;

NET Bible
They removed the altars in Jerusalem; they also removed all the incense altars and threw them into the Kidron Valley.

New Heart English Bible
They arose and took away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and all the altars for incense took they away, and cast them into the brook Kidron.

World English Bible
They arose and took away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and all the altars for incense took they away, and cast them into the brook Kidron.

Young's Literal Translation
And they arise and turn aside the altars that are in Jerusalem, and all the perfume altars they have turned aside, and cast them to the brook Kidron;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Hezekiah Celebrates the Passover
13In the second month, a very great assembly gathered in Jerusalem to celebrate the Feast of Unleavened Bread. 14They proceeded to remove the altars in Jerusalem and to take away the incense altars and throw them into the Kidron Valley. 15And on the fourteenth day of the second month they slaughtered the Passover lamb. The priests and Levites were ashamed, and they consecrated themselves and brought burnt offerings to the house of the LORD.…

Cross References
John 18:1
After Jesus had spoken these words, He went out with His disciples across the Kidron Valley, where they entered a garden.

2 Chronicles 28:24
Then Ahaz gathered up the articles of the house of God, cut them into pieces, shut the doors of the house of the LORD, and set up altars of his own on every street corner in Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 29:16
So the priests went inside the house of the LORD to cleanse it, and they brought out to the courtyard all the unclean things that they found in the temple of the LORD. Then the Levites took these things and carried them out to the Kidron Valley.


Treasury of Scripture

And they arose and took away the altars that were in Jerusalem, and all the altars for incense took they away, and cast them into the brook Kidron.

altars

2 Chronicles 28:24
And Ahaz gathered together the vessels of the house of God, and cut in pieces the vessels of the house of God, and shut up the doors of the house of the LORD, and he made him altars in every corner of Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 34:4,7
And they brake down the altars of Baalim in his presence; and the images, that were on high above them, he cut down; and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images, he brake in pieces, and made dust of them, and strowed it upon the graves of them that had sacrificed unto them…

2 Kings 18:22
But if ye say unto me, We trust in the LORD our God: is not that he, whose high places and whose altars Hezekiah hath taken away, and hath said to Judah and Jerusalem, Ye shall worship before this altar in Jerusalem?

the brook

2 Chronicles 15:16
And also concerning Maachah the mother of Asa the king, he removed her from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove: and Asa cut down her idol, and stamped it, and burnt it at the brook Kidron.

2 Chronicles 29:16
And the priests went into the inner part of the house of the LORD, to cleanse it, and brought out all the uncleanness that they found in the temple of the LORD into the court of the house of the LORD. And the Levites took it, to carry it out abroad into the brook Kidron.

2 Samuel 15:23
And all the country wept with a loud voice, and all the people passed over: the king also himself passed over the brook Kidron, and all the people passed over, toward the way of the wilderness.

Cedron









(14) Took away the altars.--The altars of burnt offering erected by Ahaz "in every corner" of the city (2Chronicles 28:24).

Altars for incense.--Ha-m?qatt?roth--literally, the incense-burners. The term occurs here only.

Cast them into the brook Kidron.--See on 2Chronicles 29:16. Thus the city was purified as well as the Temple.

Verse 14. - Took away the altars... the brook Kidron (see 2 Chronicles 28:24; 2 Chronicles 29:16).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
They proceeded
וַיָּקֻ֕מוּ (way·yā·qu·mū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

to remove
וַיָּסִ֙ירוּ֙ (way·yā·sî·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5493: To turn aside

the altars
הַֽמִּזְבְּח֔וֹת (ham·miz·bə·ḥō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4196: An altar

in Jerusalem
בִּירוּשָׁלִָ֑ם (bî·rū·šā·lim)
Preposition-b | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 3389: Jerusalem -- probably 'foundation of peace', capital city of all Israel

and to take away
הֵסִ֔ירוּ (hê·sî·rū)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5493: To turn aside

the incense altars
הַֽמְקַטְּרוֹת֙ (ham·qaṭ·ṭə·rō·wṯ)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 6999: To smoke, turn into fragrance by fire

and throw
וַיַּשְׁלִ֖יכוּ (way·yaš·lî·ḵū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 7993: To throw out, down, away

them into the Kidron
קִדְרֽוֹן׃ (qiḏ·rō·wn)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 6939: Kidron -- perhaps 'dusky', a wadi East of Jerusalem

Valley.
לְנַ֥חַל (lə·na·ḥal)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 5158: A stream, a winter torrent, a, valley, a shaft


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