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Exodus 34:13


Rather you must destroy their altars, smash their images, and cut down their Asherah poles. 1 


Ex 23:24; De 7:5,25,26; De 12:2,3; Jud 2:2; Jud 6:25; 2Ki 18:4; 2Ki 23:14; 2Ch 31:1; 2Ch 34:3,4

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tn Or “images of Asherah”; ASV, NASB “their Asherim”; NCV “their Asherah idols.”

sn Asherah was a leading deity of the Canaanite pantheon, wife/sister of El and goddess of fertility. She was commonly worshiped at shrines in or near groves of evergreen trees, or, failing that, at places marked by wooden poles. These were to be burned or cut down (Deut 12:3; 16:21; Judg 6:25, 28, 30; 2 Kgs 18:4).

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