1 Kings 14:23
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New International Version
They also set up for themselves high places, sacred stones and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every spreading tree.

King James Bible
For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.

Darby Bible Translation
And they also built for themselves high places, and columns, and Asherahs on every high hill and under every green tree;

World English Bible
For they also built them high places, and pillars, and Asherim, on every high hill, and under every green tree;

Young's Literal Translation
And they build -- also they -- for themselves high places, and standing-pillars, and shrines, on every high height, and under every green tree;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The rest of the acts of Jeroboam - are written in the - chronicles - For some important particulars relative to this reign, see 2 Chronicles 13:1-20.

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1 Kings 3:2 Only the people sacrificed in high places, because there was no house built to the name of the LORD, until those days.

Deuteronomy 12:2 You shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which you shall possess served their gods, on the high mountains...

Isaiah 57:5 Enflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the clefts of the rocks?

Ezekiel 16:24,25 That you have also built to you an eminent place, and have made you an high place in every street...

Ezekiel 20:28,29 For when I had brought them into the land, for the which I lifted up my hand to give it to them, then they saw every high hill...

images. or, standing images, or statues

Leviticus 26:1 You shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither raise you up a standing image...

groves

Micah 5:14 And I will pluck up your groves out of the middle of you: so will I destroy your cities.

Deuteronomy 12:2 You shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which you shall possess served their gods, on the high mountains...

2 Kings 17:9,10 And the children of Israel did secretly those things that were not right against the LORD their God...

2 Kings 21:3-7 For he built up again the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he reared up altars for Baal, and made a grove...

2 Chronicles 28:4 He sacrificed also and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, and under every green tree.

Jeremiah 17:2 Whilst their children remember their altars and their groves by the green trees on the high hills.

under every

Isaiah 57:5 Enflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the clefts of the rocks?

Jeremiah 3:13 Only acknowledge your iniquity, that you have transgressed against the LORD your God...

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Synopsis. --The Gradual Narrowing of the Miraculous Element in the Bible by Recent Discovery and Discussion. --The Alarm Thereby Excited in the Church. --The Fallacy Which
It is barely forty years since that beloved and fearless Christian scholar, Dean Stanley, spoke thus of the miracles recorded of the prophet Elisha: "His works stand alone in the Bible in their likeness to the acts of mediaeval saints. There alone in the Sacred History the gulf between Biblical and Ecclesiastical miracles almost disappears."[5] It required some courage to say as much as this then, while the storm of persecution was raging against Bishop Colenso for his critical work on the Pentateuch.
James Morris Whiton—Miracles and Supernatural Religion

Whether Divination by Drawing Lots is Unlawful?
Objection 1: It would seem that divination by drawing lots is not unlawful, because a gloss of Augustine on Ps. 30:16, "My lots are in Thy hands," says: "It is not wrong to cast lots, for it is a means of ascertaining the divine will when a man is in doubt." Objection 2: There is, seemingly, nothing unlawful in the observances which the Scriptures relate as being practiced by holy men. Now both in the Old and in the New Testament we find holy men practicing the casting of lots. For it is related
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
Exodus 34:13
Break down their altars, smash their sacred stones and cut down their Asherah poles.

Deuteronomy 12:2
Destroy completely all the places on the high mountains, on the hills and under every spreading tree, where the nations you are dispossessing worship their gods.

Deuteronomy 16:22
and do not erect a sacred stone, for these the LORD your God hates.

1 Kings 14:15
And the LORD will strike Israel, so that it will be like a reed swaying in the water. He will uproot Israel from this good land that he gave to their ancestors and scatter them beyond the Euphrates River, because they aroused the LORD's anger by making Asherah poles.

1 Kings 15:12
He expelled the male shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his ancestors had made.

1 Kings 20:23
Meanwhile, the officials of the king of Aram advised him, "Their gods are gods of the hills. That is why they were too strong for us. But if we fight them on the plains, surely we will be stronger than they.

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

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