New International Version
In the two courts of the temple of the LORD, he built altars to all the starry hosts.
King James Bible
And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And he built altars to all the host of heaven in both courts of the house of Jehovah.
World English Bible
He built altars for all the army of the sky in the two courts of the house of Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
And he buildeth altars to all the host of the heavens in the two courts of the house of Jehovah;
2 Kings 21:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Built altars - He placed idolatrous altars even in the temple.
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1 Kings 7:12
The great courtyard was surrounded by a wall of three courses of dressed stone and one course of trimmed cedar beams, as was the inner courtyard of the temple of the LORD with its portico.
2 Kings 23:4
The king ordered Hilkiah the high priest, the priests next in rank and the doorkeepers to remove from the temple of the LORD all the articles made for Baal and Asherah and all the starry hosts. He burned them outside Jerusalem in the fields of the Kidron Valley and took the ashes to Bethel.
2 Kings 23:5
He did away with the idolatrous priests appointed by the kings of Judah to burn incense on the high places of the towns of Judah and on those around Jerusalem--those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun and moon, to the constellations and to all the starry hosts.
2 Kings 23:12
He pulled down the altars the kings of Judah had erected on the roof near the upper room of Ahaz, and the altars Manasseh had built in the two courts of the temple of the LORD. He removed them from there, smashed them to pieces and threw the rubble into the Kidron Valley.
2 Chronicles 4:9
He made the courtyard of the priests, and the large court and the doors for the court, and overlaid the doors with bronze.
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