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2 Chronicles 33

NAS 1 Manasseh was twelve years old when he became king, and he reigned fifty-five years in Jerusalem. NIV 1 Manasseh was twelve years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem fifty-five years. NAS 2 He did evil in the sight of the LORD according to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD dispossessed before the sons of Israel. NIV 2 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, following the detestable practices of the nations the LORD had driven out before the Israelites. NAS 3 For he rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had broken down; he also erected altars for the Baals and made Asherim, and worshiped all the host of heaven and served them. NIV 3 He rebuilt the high places his father Hezekiah had demolished; he also erected altars to the Baals and made Asherah poles. He bowed down to all the starry hosts and worshiped them. NAS 4 He built altars in the house of the LORD of which the LORD had said, "My name shall be in Jerusalem forever." NIV 4 He built altars in the temple of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, “My Name will remain in Jerusalem forever.” NAS 5 For he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the LORD . NIV 5 In both courts of the temple of the LORD, he built altars to all the starry hosts. NAS 6 He made his sons pass through the fire in the valley of Ben-hinnom ; and he practiced witchcraft, used divination, practiced sorcery and dealt with mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the sight of the LORD , provoking Him to anger. NIV 6 He sacrificed his children in the fire in the Valley of Ben Hinnom, practiced divination and witchcraft, sought omens, and consulted mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the eyes of the LORD, arousing his anger. NAS 7 Then he put the carved image of the idol which he had made in the house of God, of which God had said to David and to Solomon his son, "In this house and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen from all the tribes of Israel, I will put My name forever; NIV 7 He took the image he had made and put it in God’s temple, of which God had said to David and to his son Solomon, “In this temple and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, I will put my Name forever. NAS 8 and I will not again remove the foot of Israel from the land which I have appointed for your fathers, if only they will observe to do all that I have commanded them according to all the law, the statutes and the ordinances given through Moses." NIV 8 I will not again make the feet of the Israelites leave the land I assigned to your ancestors, if only they will be careful to do everything I commanded them concerning all the laws, decrees and regulations given through Moses.” NAS 9 Thus Manasseh misled Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to do more evil than the nations whom the LORD destroyed before the sons of Israel. NIV 9 But Manasseh led Judah and the people of Jerusalem astray, so that they did more evil than the nations the LORD had destroyed before the Israelites. NAS 10 The LORD spoke to Manasseh and his people, but they paid no attention. NIV 10 The LORD spoke to Manasseh and his people, but they paid no attention. NAS 11 Therefore the LORD brought the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria against them, and they captured Manasseh with hooks, bound him with bronze chains and took him to Babylon. NIV 11 So the LORD brought against them the army commanders of the king of Assyria, who took Manasseh prisoner, put a hook in his nose, bound him with bronze shackles and took him to Babylon. NAS 12 When he was in distress, he entreated the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers. NIV 12 In his distress he sought the favor of the LORD his God and humbled himself greatly before the God of his ancestors. NAS 13 When he prayed to Him, He was moved by his entreaty and heard his supplication, and brought him again to Jerusalem to his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that the LORD was God. NIV 13 And when he prayed to him, the LORD was moved by his entreaty and listened to his plea; so he brought him back to Jerusalem and to his kingdom. Then Manasseh knew that the LORD is God. NAS 14 Now after this he built the outer wall of the city of David on the west side of Gihon, in the valley, even to the entrance of the Fish Gate; and he encircled the Ophel with it and made it very high. Then he put army commanders in all the fortified cities of Judah. NIV 14 Afterward he rebuilt the outer wall of the City of David, west of the Gihon spring in the valley, as far as the entrance of the Fish Gate and encircling the hill of Ophel; he also made it much higher. He stationed military commanders in all the fortified cities in Judah. NAS 15 He also removed the foreign gods and the idol from the house of the LORD , as well as all the altars which he had built on the mountain of the house of the LORD and in Jerusalem, and he threw them outside the city. NIV 15 He got rid of the foreign gods and removed the image from the temple of the LORD, as well as all the altars he had built on the temple hill and in Jerusalem; and he threw them out of the city. NAS 16 He set up the altar of the LORD and sacrificed peace offerings and thank offerings on it; and he ordered Judah to serve the LORD God of Israel. NIV 16 Then he restored the altar of the LORD and sacrificed fellowship offerings and thank offerings on it, and told Judah to serve the LORD, the God of Israel. NAS 17 Nevertheless the people still sacrificed in the high places, although only to the LORD their God. NIV 17 The people, however, continued to sacrifice at the high places, but only to the LORD their God. NAS 18 Now the rest of the acts of Manasseh even his prayer to his God, and the words of the seers who spoke to him in the name of the LORD God of Israel, behold, they are among the records of the kings of Israel. NIV 18 The other events of Manasseh’s reign, including his prayer to his God and the words the seers spoke to him in the name of the LORD, the God of Israel, are written in the annals of the kings of Israel. NAS 19 His prayer also and how God was entreated by him, and all his sin, his unfaithfulness, and the sites on which he built high places and erected the Asherim and the carved images, before he humbled himself, behold, they are written in the records of the Hozai. NIV 19 His prayer and how God was moved by his entreaty, as well as all his sins and unfaithfulness, and the sites where he built high places and set up Asherah poles and idols before he humbled himself—all these are written in the records of the seers. NAS 20 So Manasseh slept with his fathers, and they buried him in his own house. And Amon his son became king in his place. NIV 20 Manasseh rested with his ancestors and was buried in his palace. And Amon his son succeeded him as king. NAS 21 Amon was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned two years in Jerusalem. NIV 21 Amon was twenty-two years old when he became king, and he reigned in Jerusalem two years. NAS 22 He did evil in the sight of the LORD as Manasseh his father had done, and Amon sacrificed to all the carved images which his father Manasseh had made, and he served them. NIV 22 He did evil in the eyes of the LORD, as his father Manasseh had done. Amon worshiped and offered sacrifices to all the idols Manasseh had made. NAS 23 Moreover, he did not humble himself before the LORD as his father Manasseh had done, but Amon multiplied guilt. NIV 23 But unlike his father Manasseh, he did not humble himself before the LORD; Amon increased his guilt. NAS 24 Finally his servants conspired against him and put him to death in his own house. NIV 24 Amon’s officials conspired against him and assassinated him in his palace. NAS 25 But the people of the land killed all the conspirators against King Amon, and the people of the land made Josiah his son king in his place. NIV 25 Then the people of the land killed all who had plotted against King Amon, and they made Josiah his son king in his place.

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