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2 Kings 23:4

Context
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The king ordered Hilkiah the high priest, the high-ranking priests, 1  and the guards 2  to bring out of the Lord’s temple all the items that were used in the worship of 3  Baal, Asherah, and all the stars of the sky. 4  The king 5  burned them outside of Jerusalem in the terraces 6  of Kidron, and carried their ashes to Bethel. 7 

XREF

Jud 2:13; 2Sa 15:23; 1Ki 12:29; 1Ki 16:31; 1Ki 18:19,26,40; 1Ki 19:18; 2Ki 17:16; 2Ki 21:3,7; 2Ki 22:4; 1Ch 24:4-19; 1Ch 26:1-19; 2Ch 33:3,7; 2Ch 34:3,4; Isa 27:9; Jer 7:9; Ho 4:15; Am 4:4; Mt 26:3; Mt 27:1; Joh 18:1

NET © Notes

tn Heb “the priests of the second [rank],” that is, those ranked just beneath Hilkiah.

tn Or “doorkeepers.”

tn Heb “for.”

tn Heb “all the host of heaven” (also in v. 5).

tn Heb “he”; the referent (the king) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

tn Or “fields.” For a defense of the translation “terraces,” see M. Cogan and H. Tadmor, II Kings (AB), 285.

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



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