2 Chronicles 14:5
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King James Version
Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images: and the kingdom was quiet before him.

Darby Bible Translation
And he removed out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the sun-images; and the kingdom was quiet before him.

World English Bible
Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the sun images: and the kingdom was quiet before him.

Young's Literal Translation
and he turneth aside out of all cities of Judah the high places and the images, and the kingdom is quiet before him.

2 Chronicles 14:5 Parallel
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King James Translators' Notes

images: Heb. sun images

Geneva Study Bible

Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah the high places and the images: and the kingdom was {b} quiet before him.

(b) He shows that the rest and quietness of kingdoms stands in abolishing idolatry and advancing true religion.2 Chronicles 14:5 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
2 Chronicles 14:4
And commanded Judah to seek the LORD God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.

2 Chronicles 34:4
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 Chronicles 34:7
And when he had broken down the altars and the groves, and had beaten the graven images into powder, and cut down all the idols throughout all the land of Israel, he returned to Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 6:4
And your altars shall be desolate, and your images shall be broken: and I will cast down your slain men before your idols.

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