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2 Chronicles 15:16

Overview - 2 Chronicles 15
Asa, with Judah and many of Israel, moved by the prophecy of Azariah the son of Oded, make a solemn covenant with God.
16 He puts down Maachah his mother for her idolatry.
18 He brings dedicated things into the house of God, and enjoys a long peace.
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2 Chronicles 15:16  (King James Version)
And also concerning Maachah the mother of Asa the king, he removed her from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove: and Asa cut down her idol, and stamped it, and burnt it at the brook Kidron.
 


Maachah
1 Kings 15:13-24

the mother
that is, grandmother.
1 Kings 15:2 1 Kings 15:10

he removed
14:3-5 Exodus 32:27 Exodus 32:28 ; Deuteronomy 13:6-8 ; 33:9 Zechariah 13:3 ; Mark 3:21 Mark 3:31-35
2 Corinthians 5:16

idol
Hebrew horror. cut down.
14:3-5 34:7 Exodus 32:20 ; Leviticus 26:30 ; Deuteronomy 7:5 Deuteronomy 7:25 Deuteronomy 7:26 ; 9:21 1 Kings 15:14-24
2 Kings 23:6 2 Kings 23:12 2 Kings 23:15
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