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2 Kings 23:13 GNT

13 Josiah desecrated the altars that King Solomon had built east of Jerusalem, south of the Mount of Olives, for the worship of disgusting idols - Astarte the goddess of Sidon, Chemosh the god of Moab, and Molech the god of Ammon. 1

References for 2 Kings 23:13

    • 51 23:13 - 23.13 1 K 11.7.
    • d 23:13 - mount of olives: [Hebrew here refers to it as "Mount of Destruction" or "Mount of Sin."]

      Study tools for 2 Kings 23:13

      • 1 23:4 - 23.4-6 2 K 21.3; 2 Ch 33.3.
      • 2 23:10 - 23.10 a Jr 7.31; 19.1-6; 32.35; b Lv 18.21.
      • 3 23:12 - 23.12 2 K 21.5; 2 Ch 33.5.
      • 4 23:13 - 23.13 1 K 11.7.
      • 5 23:15 - 23.15 1 K 12.33.
      • 6 23:16 - 23.16 1 K 13.2.
      • 7 23:17 - 23.17 1 K 13.30-32.
      • 8 23:34 - 23.34 Jr 22.11, 12.
      • 9 23:36 - 23.36 Jr 22.18, 19; 26.1-6; 35.1-19.
      • a 23:5 - [Some ancient translations] to offer sacrifices; [Hebrew] and he offered sacrifices.
      • b 23:7 - temple prostitutes: [Men and women who practiced prostitution in the worship of fertility gods.]
      • c 23:12 - [Probable text] smashed . . . to bits; [Hebrew unclear.]
      • d 23:13 - mount of olives: [Hebrew here refers to it as "Mount of Destruction" or "Mount of Sin."]
      • e 23:15 - [One ancient translation] broke its stones into pieces; [Hebrew] burned the altar.
      • f 23:16 - [One ancient translation] during the festival . . . the prophet; [Hebrew does not have these words.]