2 Kings 21:4
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New International Version
He built altars in the temple of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, "In Jerusalem I will put my Name."

King James Bible
And he built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD said, In Jerusalem will I put my name.

Darby Bible Translation
And he built altars in the house of Jehovah, of which Jehovah had said, In Jerusalem will I put my name.

World English Bible
He built altars in the house of Yahweh, of which Yahweh said, "I will put my name in Jerusalem."

Young's Literal Translation
And he hath built altars in the house of Jehovah, of which Jehovah said, 'In Jerusalem I put My name.'

2 Kings 21:4 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Built altars - He placed idolatrous altars even in the temple.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

he built.

2 Kings 16:10-16 And king Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglathpileser king of Assyria, and saw an altar that was at Damascus...

Jeremiah 32:34 But they set their abominations in the house, which is called by my name, to defile it.

In Jerusalem.

Exodus 20:24 An altar of earth you shall make to me, and shall sacrifice thereon your burnt offerings, and your peace offerings, your sheep...

Deuteronomy 12:5 But to the place which the LORD your God shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there...

2 Samuel 7:13 He shall build an house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever.

1 Kings 8:29 That your eyes may be open toward this house night and day, even toward the place of which you have said, My name shall be there...

1 Kings 9:3 And the LORD said to him, I have heard your prayer and your supplication, that you have made before me: I have hallowed this house...

Psalm 78:68,69 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved...

Psalm 132:13,14 For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation...

Library
The Medes and the Second Chaldaean Empire
THE FALL OF NINEVEH AND THE RISE OF THE CHALDAEAN AND MEDIAN EMPIRES--THE XXVIth EGYPTIAN DYNASTY: CYAXARES, ALYATTES, AND NEBUCHADREZZAR. The legendary history of the kings of Media and the first contact of the Medes with the Assyrians: the alleged Iranian migrations of the Avesta--Media-proper, its fauna and flora; Phraortes and the beginning of the Median empire--Persia proper and the Persians; conquest of Persia by the Medes--The last monuments of Assur-bani-pal: the library of Kouyunjik--Phraortes
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8

Josiah, a Pattern for the Ignorant.
"Because thine heart was tender, and thou hast humbled thyself before the Lord, when thou heardest what I spake against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and hast rent thy clothes, and wept before Me; I also have heard thee, saith the Lord. Behold therefore, I will gather thee unto thy fathers, and thou shalt be gathered into thy grave in peace; and thine eyes shall not see all the evil which I will bring upon this place."--2 Kings
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII

Cross References
2 Samuel 7:13
He is the one who will build a house for my Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.

1 Kings 8:29
May your eyes be open toward this temple night and day, this place of which you said, 'My Name shall be there,' so that you will hear the prayer your servant prays toward this place.

2 Kings 16:10
Then King Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria. He saw an altar in Damascus and sent to Uriah the priest a sketch of the altar, with detailed plans for its construction.

Jeremiah 32:31
From the day it was built until now, this city has so aroused my anger and wrath that I must remove it from my sight.

Ezekiel 23:38
They have also done this to me: At that same time they defiled my sanctuary and desecrated my Sabbaths.

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