New International Version
Although he did not remove the high places, Asa's heart was fully committed to the LORD all his life.
King James Bible
But the high places were not removed: nevertheless Asa's heart was perfect with the LORD all his days.
Darby Bible Translation
But the high places were not removed; only, Asa's heart was perfect with Jehovah all his days.
World English Bible
But the high places were not taken away: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect with Yahweh all his days.
Young's Literal Translation
and the high places have not turned aside; only, the heart of Asa hath been perfect with Jehovah all his days,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The high places were not removed - He was not able to make a thorough reformation; this was reserved for his son Jehoshaphat.
Asa's heart was perfect - He worshipped the true God, and zealously promoted his service; see on 1 Kings 15:3 (note). And even the high places which he did not remove were probably those where the true God alone was worshipped; for that there were such high places the preceding history amply proves, and Jarchi intimates that these were places which individuals had erected for the worship of Jehovah.
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1 Kings 8:61
And may your hearts be fully committed to the LORD our God, to live by his decrees and obey his commands, as at this time."
1 Kings 15:3
He committed all the sins his father had done before him; his heart was not fully devoted to the LORD his God, as the heart of David his forefather had been.
1 Kings 22:43
In everything he followed the ways of his father Asa and did not stray from them; he did what was right in the eyes of the LORD. The high places, however, were not removed, and the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there.
2 Kings 12:3
The high places, however, were not removed; the people continued to offer sacrifices and burn incense there.
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