New Living Translation
He offered sacrifices and burned incense at the pagan shrines and on the hills and under every green tree.
King James Bible
And he sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, and under every green tree.
Darby Bible Translation
And he sacrificed and burned incense on the high places, and on the hills, and under every green tree.
World English Bible
He sacrificed and burnt incense in the high places, and on the hills, and under every green tree.
Young's Literal Translation
and he sacrificeth and maketh perfume in high places, and on the heights, and under every green tree.
2 Kings 16:4 Parallel
Commentary2 Kings 16:4 Parallel Commentaries
The book of Kings is strikingly unlike any modern historical narrative. Its comparative brevity, its curious perspective, and-with some brilliant exceptions--its relative monotony, are obvious to the most cursory perusal, and to understand these things is, in large measure, to understand the book. It covers a period of no less than four centuries. Beginning with the death of David and the accession of Solomon (1 Kings i., ii.) it traverses his reign with considerable fulness (1 Kings iii.-xi.), …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
"When you drive out the nations that live there, you must destroy all the places where they worship their gods--high on the mountains, up on the hills, and under every green tree.
2 Kings 14:4
Amaziah did not destroy the pagan shrines, and the people still offered sacrifices and burned incense there.
They angered God by building shrines to other gods; they made him jealous with their idols.
You worship your idols with great passion beneath the oaks and under every green tree. You sacrifice your children down in the valleys, among the jagged rocks in the cliffs.
They will know that I am the LORD when their dead lie scattered among their idols and altars on every hill and mountain and under every green tree and every great shade tree--the places where they offered sacrifices to their idols.
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