2 Chronicles 14:3
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King James Version
For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves:

Darby Bible Translation
and he took away the altars of the strange gods and the high places, and broke the columns, and cut down the Asherahs;

World English Bible
for he took away the foreign altars, and the high places, and broke down the pillars, and cut down the Asherim,

Young's Literal Translation
and turneth aside the altars of the stranger, and the high places, and breaketh the standing-pillars, and cutteth down the shrines,

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Commentary
King James Translators' Notes

images: Heb. statues

Geneva Study Bible

For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the {a} groves:

(a) Which were planted contrary to the Law, De 16:21.

Scofield Reference Notes

Margin places

Cf. See Scofield Note: "1Ki 3:2"

See Scofield Note: "1Ki 15:14".

Margin groves

See Scofield Note: "Dt 16:21"

See Scofield Note: "Jud 3:7".2 Chronicles 14:3 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Asa
BY REV. ALFRED ROWLAND, D.D., LL.B. 1 KINGS xv. 8-24; 2 CHRON. xiv-xvi. Asa was the third king who reigned over the separated kingdoms of Judah. His father was Ahijah, of whom it is sternly said, "He walked in all the sins of his father, Rehoboam, which he had done before him." A worse bringing-up than Asa's could scarcely be imagined. As a child, and as a lad, he was grievously tempted by his father's example, and by the influence of an idolatrous court, which was crowded by flatterers and
George Milligan—Men of the Bible; Some Lesser-Known

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

The Best Things Work for Good to the Godly
WE shall consider, first, what things work for good to the godly; and here we shall show that both the best things and the worst things work for their good. We begin with the best things. 1. God's attributes work for good to the godly. (1). God's power works for good. It is a glorious power (Col. i. 11), and it is engaged for the good of the elect. God's power works for good, in supporting us in trouble. "Underneath are the everlasting arms" (Deut. xxxiii. 27). What upheld Daniel in the lion's den?
Thomas Watson—A Divine Cordial

Cross References
Exodus 34:13
But ye shall destroy their altars, break their images, and cut down their groves:

Deuteronomy 7:5
But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn their graven images with fire.

1 Kings 15:12
And he took away the sodomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.

2 Chronicles 14:2
And Asa did that which was good and right in the eyes of the LORD his God:

2 Chronicles 14:4
And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.

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