2 Kings 10:26
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New International Version
They brought the sacred stone out of the temple of Baal and burned it.

New Living Translation
They dragged out the sacred pillar used in the worship of Baal and burned it.

English Standard Version
and they brought out the pillar that was in the house of Baal and burned it.

Berean Study Bible
They brought out the sacred pillar of the temple of Baal and burned it,

New American Standard Bible
They brought out the sacred pillars of the house of Baal and burned them.

King James Bible
And they brought forth the images out of the house of Baal, and burned them.

Christian Standard Bible
They brought out the pillar of the temple of Baal and burned it,

Contemporary English Version
and carried out the image of Baal. They burned it

Good News Translation
brought out the sacred pillar that was there, and burned it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They brought out the pillars of the temple of Baal and burned them

International Standard Version
from which they brought out the sacred pillars and burned them.

NET Bible
They hauled out the sacred pillar of the temple of Baal and burned it.

New Heart English Bible
They brought out the pillar that was in the house of Baal, and burned them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then they brought out the large sacred stone of the temple of Baal and burned it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And they brought forth the pillars that were in the house of Baal, and burned them.

New American Standard 1977
And they brought out the sacred pillars of the house of Baal, and burned them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
and they removed the images out of the house of Baal and burned them.

King James 2000 Bible
And they brought forth the images out of the house of Baal, and burned them.

American King James Version
And they brought forth the images out of the house of Baal, and burned them.

American Standard Version
And they brought forth the pillars that were in the house of Baal, and burned them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And brought the statue out of Baal's temple, and burnt it,

Darby Bible Translation
and brought forth the columns out of the house of Baal, and burned them;

English Revised Version
And they brought forth the pillars that were in the house of Baal, and burned them.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they brought forth the images out of the house of Baal, and burned them.

World English Bible
They brought out the pillars that were in the house of Baal, and burned them.

Young's Literal Translation
and bring out the standing-pillars of the house of Baal, and burn them,
Study Bible
Jehu Kills the Priests of Baal
25When he had finished making the burnt offering, Jehu said to the guards and officers, “Go in and kill them. Do not let anyone out.” So the guards and officers struck them down with the sword, threw the bodies out, and went into the inner room of the temple of Baal. 26They brought out the sacred pillar of the temple of Baal and burned it, 27and they demolished the sacred pillar of Baal. Then they tore down the temple of Baal and made it into a latrine, which it is to this day.…
Cross References
1 Kings 14:23
They also built for themselves high places, sacred pillars, and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree.

1 Kings 16:32
First, Ahab set up an altar for Baal in the temple of Baal that he had built in Samaria.

2 Kings 3:2
And he did evil in the sight of the LORD, but not as his father and mother had done. For he removed the sacred pillar of Baal that his father had made.

2 Kings 11:18
So all the people of the land went to the temple of Baal and tore it down. They smashed the altars and idols into pieces, and they killed Mattan the priest of Baal in front of the altars. And Jehoiada the priest posted guards for the house of the LORD.

Isaiah 27:9
Therefore Jacob's guilt will be atoned for, and the fruit of the removal of his sin will be this: When he makes all the altar stones like crushed bits of chalk, no Asherah poles or incense altars will remain standing.

Treasury of Scripture

And they brought forth the images out of the house of Baal, and burned them.

images [heb] statues

1 Kings 14:23 For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on …

and burned them

2 Kings 19:18 And have cast their gods into the fire: for they were no gods, but …

2 Samuel 5:21 And there they left their images, and David and his men burned them.







(26) The images.--Rather, the pillars; which were of wood, and had a sacred significance. (Comp. Hosea 3:4.) "In primitive times a pillar was the distinguishing mark of a holy place. Idolatrous pillars were commanded to be destroyed (Exodus 23:24), but most critics think that pillars to Jehovah were quite allowable till the time of Hezekiah or Josiah, to which they assign the Book of Deuteronomy. (Comp. Deuteronomy 16:21-22.) At any rate, the prophet (Isaiah) gives an implicit sanction to the erection of a sacred pillar in Egypt" (Cheyne's Note on Isaiah 19:19). The LXX. has the singular here (??? ??????) and the plural in the next verse. The Syriac has the singular "statue" in both.

Verse 26. - And they brought forth the images out of the house of Baal; rather, the pillars (see the comment on 1 Kings 14:23). It was a special feature of the Phoenician worship to represent the gods by στῆλαι or κίονες, which appear to have been conical stones, or obelisks, destitute of any shaping into the semblance of humanity (see Tacitus, 'Hist.,' 2:3; Damasc. ap. Phot, 'Bibliothec.,' p. 1063; Max. Tyr.,' Diss.,' 38. p. 384). The Phoenicians acknowledged several deities besides Baal, as Ashtoreth, Melkarth, Dagon, Adonis or Tammuz, El, Sadyk, Esmun, and the Kabiri. The "pillars brought forth" may have represented some of these deities, who might all of them be "contemplar" deities with Baal; or they may have been "Baalim," i.e. forms and aspects of Baal, each the object of some special cult (see Hovers, 'Phonizier,' § 674). And burned them. The "pillars" in this instance were probably, not of stone, but of wood. And they brought forth the images out of the house of Baal, and burnt them. Lesser images, the images of other deities, or what were placed as decorations of the temple. 10:15-28 Is thine heart right? This is a question we should often put to ourselves. I make a fair profession, have gained a reputation among men, but, is my heart right? Am I sincere with God? Jehonadab owned Jehu in the work, both of revenge and of reformation. An upright heart approves itself to God, and seeks no more than his acceptance; but if we aim at the applause of men, we are upon a false foundation. Whether Jehu looked any further we cannot judge. The law of God was express, that idolaters were to be put to death. Thus idolatry was abolished for the present out of Israel. May we desire that it be rooted out of our hearts.
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