1 Kings 15:13
Text Analysis
1571 [e]וְגַ֣ם ׀
AndConj-w | Conj
853 [e]אֶת־
4601 [e]מַעֲכָ֣ה
517 [e]אִמּ֗וֹ
his grandmotherN-fsc | 3ms
5493 [e]וַיְסִרֶ֙הָ֙
and he removedConj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3fs
1377 [e]מִגְּבִירָ֔ה
from [being] queen motherPrep-m | N-fs
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
6213 [e]עָשְׂתָ֥ה
she had madeV-Qal-Perf-3fs
4656 [e]מִפְלֶ֖צֶת
an repulsive imageN-fs
842 [e]לָאֲשֵׁרָ֑ה
of AsherahPrep-l, Art | N-fs
3772 [e]וַיִּכְרֹ֤ת
and cut downConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
609 [e]אָסָא֙
853 [e]אֶת־
4656 [e]מִפְלַצְתָּ֔הּ
the repulsive imageN-fsc | 3fs
8313 [e]וַיִּשְׂרֹ֖ף
and burned [it]Conj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
5158 [e]בְּנַ֥חַל
by the BrookPrep-b | N-msc
6939 [e]קִדְרֽוֹן׃

Hebrew Texts
מלכים א 15:13 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְגַ֣ם ׀ אֶת־מַעֲכָ֣ה אִמֹּ֗ו וַיְסִרֶ֙הָ֙ מִגְּבִירָ֔ה אֲשֶׁר־עָשְׂתָ֥ה מִפְלֶ֖צֶת לָאֲשֵׁרָ֑ה וַיִּכְרֹ֤ת אָסָא֙ אֶת־מִפְלַצְתָּ֔הּ וַיִּשְׂרֹ֖ף בְּנַ֥חַל קִדְרֹֽון׃

מלכים א 15:13 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וגם ׀ את־מעכה אמו ויסרה מגבירה אשר־עשתה מפלצת לאשרה ויכרת אסא את־מפלצתה וישרף בנחל קדרון׃

מלכים א 15:13 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וגם ׀ את־מעכה אמו ויסרה מגבירה אשר־עשתה מפלצת לאשרה ויכרת אסא את־מפלצתה וישרף בנחל קדרון׃

מלכים א 15:13 Hebrew Bible
וגם את מעכה אמו ויסרה מגבירה אשר עשתה מפלצת לאשרה ויכרת אסא את מפלצתה וישרף בנחל קדרון׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He also removed Maacah his mother from being queen mother, because she had made a horrid image as an Asherah; and Asa cut down her horrid image and burned it at the brook Kidron.

King James Bible
And also Maachah his mother, even her he removed from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove; and Asa destroyed her idol, and burnt it by the brook Kidron.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He also removed his grandmother Maacah from being queen mother because she had made an obscene image of Asherah. Asa chopped down her obscene image and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
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