1 Kings 15:8-14 NIV

8 And Abijah rested with his fathers and was buried in the City of David. And Asa his son succeeded him as king.

Asa King of Judah

15:9-22pp -- 2Ch 14:2-3; 15:16-16:6 15:23-24pp -- 2Ch 16:11-17:1

9 In the twentieth year of Jeroboam king of Israel, Asa became king of Judah,

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      10 and he reigned in Jerusalem forty-one years. His grandmother's name was Maacah1 daughter of Abishalom.

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          11 Asa did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, as his father David2 had done.

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          12 He expelled the male shrine prostitutes3 from the land and got rid of all the idols4 his fathers had made.

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          13 He even deposed his grandmother Maacah5 from her position as queen mother,6 because she had made a repulsive Asherah pole. Asa cut the pole down7 and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

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              14 Although he did not remove8 the high places, Asa's heart was fully committed9 to the LORD all his life.

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