New International Version
I will uproot from among you your Asherah poles when I demolish your cities.
King James Bible
And I will pluck up thy groves out of the midst of thee: so will I destroy thy cities.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will pluck up thine Asherahs out of the midst of thee, and I will destroy thy cities.
World English Bible
I will uproot your Asherim out of your midst; and I will destroy your cities.
Young's Literal Translation
And I have plucked up thy shrines out of thy midst, And I have destroyed thine enemies.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thy graven images also will I cut off - Thou shalt be no more an idolatrous people.
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cities. or, enemies.
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The Song of Solomon.
Covenanting Provided for in the Everlasting Covenant.
Break down their altars, smash their sacred stones and cut down their Asherah poles.
2 Kings 17:10
They set up sacred stones and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every spreading tree.
They will not look to the altars, the work of their hands, and they will have no regard for the Asherah poles and the incense altars their fingers have made.
By this, then, will Jacob's guilt be atoned for, and this will be the full fruit of the removal of his sin: When he makes all the altar stones to be like limestone crushed to pieces, no Asherah poles or incense altars will be left standing.
Without pity the Lord has swallowed up all the dwellings of Jacob; in his wrath he has torn down the strongholds of Daughter Judah. He has brought her kingdom and its princes down to the ground in dishonor.
The LORD has given a command concerning you, Nineveh: "You will have no descendants to bear your name. I will destroy the images and idols that are in the temple of your gods. I will prepare your grave, for you are vile."
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