They were gathered at Jerusalem in the third month of the fifteenth year of the reign of Asa.
They sacrificed to the LORD on that day, from the spoil which they had brought, seven hundred oxen and seven thousand sheep.
And they entered into a covenant to seek the LORD, the God of their fathers, with all their heart and with all their soul;
and that whoever would not seek the LORD, the God of Israel, should be put to death, whether young or old, man or woman.
They took oath to the LORD with a loud voice, and with shouting, and with trumpets, and with horns.
And all Judah rejoiced over the oath; for they had sworn with all their heart, and had sought him with their whole desire, and he was found by them, and the LORD gave them rest round about.
Even Ma'acah, his mother, King Asa removed from being queen mother because she had made an abominable image for Ashe'rah. Asa cut down her image, crushed it, and burned it at the brook Kidron.
But the high places were not taken out of Israel. Nevertheless the heart of Asa was blameless all his days.
And he brought into the house of God the votive gifts of his father and his own votive gifts, silver, and gold, and vessels.
And there was no more war until the thirty-fifth year of the reign of Asa.
Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1952 [2nd edition, 1971] by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. (Revised Standard Version - Holy Bible)