2 Chronicles 14:3

3 He removed the foreign altars and the high places, smashed the sacred stones and cut down the Asherah poles.a

Read 2 Chronicles 14:3 Using Other Translations

For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves:
He took away the foreign altars and the high places and broke down the pillars and cut down the Asherim
He removed the foreign altars and the pagan shrines. He smashed the sacred pillars and cut down the Asherah poles.

What does 2 Chronicles 14:3 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Chronicles 14:3

For he took away the altars of the strange gods
Or of a strange people, of the Zidonians, Ammonites, and Moabites, which had remained from the times of Solomon, and which he built for his wives, ( 1 Kings 11:7 1 Kings 11:8 )

and the high places;
built for idols; for as for those on which the true God was worshipped, they were not removed in his days, ( 1 Kings 15:14 )

and brake down the images:
or statues, or pillars, erected to the honour of idols, and on which the images of them were placed:

and cut down the groves;
in the midst of which they stood.

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