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2 Chronicles 15:16


King Asa also removed Maacah his grandmother 1  from her position as queen mother 2  because she had made a loathsome Asherah pole. Asa cut down her Asherah pole and crushed and burned it in the Kidron Valley.


Ex 32:20; Ex 32:27,28; Le 26:30; De 7:5,25,26; De 9:21; De 13:6-8; De 33:9; 1Ki 15:2,10; 1Ki 15:13-24; 1Ki 15:14-24; 2Ki 23:6,12,15; 2Ch 14:3-5; 2Ch 34:7; Zec 13:3; Mr 3:21,31-35; 2Co 5:16

NET © Notes

tn Heb “mother,” but Hebrew often uses “father” and “mother” for grandparents and even more remote ancestors.

tn The Hebrew term גְּבִירָה (gÿvirah) can denote “queen” or “queen mother” depending on the context. Here the latter is indicated, since Maacah was the wife of Rehoboam and mother of Abijah.

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