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2 Kings 23:24


Josiah also got rid of 1  the ritual pits used to conjure up spirits, 2  the magicians, personal idols, disgusting images, 3  and all the detestable idols that had appeared in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem. In this way he carried out the terms of the law 4  recorded on the scroll that Hilkiah the priest had discovered in the Lord’s temple.


Ge 31:19; Le 19:31; Le 20:27; De 18:10-12; Jud 17:5; Jud 18:17,18; 1Sa 28:3-7; 2Ki 21:3,6; 2Ki 22:8-13; 2Ch 34:14-19; Isa 8:19; Isa 8:20; Isa 19:3; Ho 3:4; Ac 16:16-18; Ro 3:20; Jas 1:25; Re 22:15

NET © Notes

tn Here בִּעֵר (bier) is not the well attested verb “burn,” but the less common homonym meaning “devastate, sweep away, remove.” See HALOT 146 s.v. בער.

sn See the note at 2 Kgs 21:6.

sn See the note at 1 Kgs 15:12.

tn Heb “carrying out the words of the law.”

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