2 Kings 21:3-7 NIV

3 He rebuilt the high places1 his father Hezekiah had destroyed; he also erected altars to Baal2 and made an Asherah pole,3 as Ahab king of Israel had done. He bowed down to all the starry hosts4 and worshiped them.

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4 He built altars5 in the temple of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, "In Jerusalem I will put my Name."6

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5 In both courts7 of the temple of the LORD, he built altars to all the starry hosts.

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6 He sacrificed his own son8 ina the fire, practiced sorcery and divination,9 and consulted mediums and spiritists.10 He did much evil in the eyes of the LORD, provoking11 him to anger.

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    • a 21:6 - Or "He made his own son pass through"
      7 He took the carved Asherah pole12 he had made and put it in the temple,13 of which the LORD had said to David and to his son Solomon, "In this temple and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, I will put my Name14 forever.

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