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2 Chronicles 11:15

15 when he appointed his own priests for the high places and for the goat and calf idols he had made.

Read 2 Chronicles 11:15 Using Other Translations

And he ordained him priests for the high places, and for the devils, and for the calves which he had made.
and he appointed his own priests for the high places and for the goat idols and for the calves that he had made.
Jeroboam appointed his own priests to serve at the pagan shrines, where they worshiped the goat and calf idols he had made.

What does 2 Chronicles 11:15 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Chronicles 11:15

And he ordained him priests for the high places
Of such who were not of the tribe of Levi, and family of Aaron; see ( 1 Kings 12:31 )

and for the devils;
demons in the shape of goats, as this word signifies, in which form many of the Heathen deities were worshipped; idols of whatsoever kind are so called; for whosoever worships them worships not God, but devils, ( 1 Corinthians 10:21 ) the images which Jeroboam set up may be meant, and the next clause may be rendered as explanative of them:

even for the calves which he had made;
one of which he set up at Dan, and the other at Bethel, ( 1 Kings 12:28 1 Kings 12:29 ) .

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