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2 Kings 21:3 New King James Version (NKJV)

For he rebuilt the [a]high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; he raised up altars for Baal, and made a [b]wooden image, as Ahab king of Israel had done; and he worshiped all [c]the host of heaven and served them.


  1. 2 Kings 21:3 Places for pagan worship
  2. 2 Kings 21:3 Heb. Asherah, a Canaanite goddess
  3. 2 Kings 21:3 The gods of the Assyrians
New King James Version (NKJV)

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2 Kings 21:3 New International Version (NIV)

He rebuilt the high places his father Hezekiah had destroyed; he also erected altars to Baal and made an Asherah pole, as Ahab king of Israel had done. He bowed down to all the starry hosts and worshiped them.

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