2 Chronicles 15:17
Good News Translation
Even though Asa did not destroy all the pagan places of worship in the land, he remained faithful to the LORD all his life.

Contemporary English Version
As long as Asa lived, he was faithful to the LORD, even though he did not destroy the local shrines in Israel.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But high places were left in Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

New American Bible
The high places did not disappear from Israel, yet Asa’s heart was undivided as long as he lived.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But high places were left in Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

the high places

2 Chronicles 14:3-5 And broke the statues, and cut down the groves. . . .

Deuteronomy 12:13,14 Beware lest thou offer thy holocausts in every place that thou shalt see: . . .

1 Kings 3:2-4 But yet the people sacrificed in the high places: for there was no temple built to the name of the Lord until that day. . . .

1 Kings 22:43 And he walked in all the way of Asa, his father, and he declined not from it: and he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord. [44] Nevertheless, he took not away the high places for as yet the people offered sacrifice, and burnt incense in the high places.

2 Kings 12:3 But yet he took not away the high places: for the people still sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places.

2 Kings 14:4 But this only, that he took not away the high places; for yet the people sacrificed, and burnt incense in the high places:

the heart of Asa

2 Chronicles 16:7-12 At that time Hanani the prophet came to Asa king of Juda, and said to him: Because thou hast had confidence in the king of Syria, and not in the Lord thy God, therefore hath the army of the king of Syria escaped out of thy hand. . . .

1 Kings 11:4 And when he was now old, his heart was turned away by women to follow strange gods: and his heart was not perfect with the Lord his God, as was the heart of David, his father.

Context
Asa's Reforms
16Moreover Maacha the mother of king Asa he deposed from the royal authority, because she had made in a grove an idol of Priapus: and he entirely destroyed it, and breaking it into pieces, burnt it at the torrent Cedron. 17But high places were left in Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.18And the things which his father had vowed, and he himself had vowed, he brought into the house of the Lord, gold and silver, and vessels of divers uses.…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 15:16
Moreover Maacha the mother of king Asa he deposed from the royal authority, because she had made in a grove an idol of Priapus: and he entirely destroyed it, and breaking it into pieces, burnt it at the torrent Cedron.

2 Chronicles 15:18
And the things which his father had vowed, and he himself had vowed, he brought into the house of the Lord, gold and silver, and vessels of divers uses.

2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the Lord behold all the earth, and give strength to those who with a perfect heart trust in him. Wherefore thou hast done foolishly, and for this cause from this time wars shall arise against thee.

2 Chronicles 17:6
And when his heart had taken courage for the ways of the Lord, he took away also the high places and the groves out of Juda.

Additional Translations
The high places were not removed from Israel, but Asa's heart was fully devoted all his days.But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

Nevertheless they removed not the high places: they still existed in Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

But the high places were not removed from Israel; only, Asa's heart was perfect all his days.

But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

yet the high places have not turned aside from Israel; only, the heart of Asa hath been perfect all his days.
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