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22 Judah did evil in the Lord’s eyes. The sins they committed made the Lord angrier than anything their ancestors had done. 23 They also built shrines, standing stones, and sacred poles[a] on top of every high hill and under every green tree. 24 Moreover, the consecrated workers[b] in the land did detestable things, just like those nations that the Lord had removed among the Israelites.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 14:23 Heb asherim, perhaps objects devoted to the goddess Asherah
  2. 1 Kings 14:24 Traditionally cultic prostitutes

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