15 Josiah also tore down the altar that was in Bethel. That was the shrine made by Jeroboam, Nebat's son, who caused Israel to sin. Josiah tore down that altar and its shrine. He burned the shrine, grinding it into dust. Then he burned its sacred pole.

References for 2 Kings 23:15

    • g 23:15 - Heb <i>asherah</i>, perhaps an object devoted to the goddess Asherah