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2 Kings 17:28-29

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17:28 So one of the priests whom they had deported from Samaria went back and settled in Bethel. 1  He taught them how to worship 2  the Lord.

17:29 But each of these nations made 3  its own gods and put them in the shrines on the high places that the people of Samaria 4  had made. Each nation did this in the cities where they lived.

1 map For location see Map4 G4; Map5 C1; Map6 E3; Map7 D1; Map8 G3.

2 tn Heb “fear.”

3 sn The verb “make” refers to the production of idols. See M. Cogan and H. Tadmor, II Kings (AB), 210-11.

4 tn Heb “Samaritans.” This refers to the Israelites who had been deported from the land.



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