15 And the Lord will strike Israel, so that it will be like a reed swaying in the water. He will uproot(A) Israel from this good land that he gave to their ancestors and scatter them beyond the Euphrates River, because they aroused(B) the Lord’s anger by making Asherah(C) poles.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 14:15 That is, wooden symbols of the goddess Asherah; here and elsewhere in 1 Kings

20 then I will uproot(A) Israel from my land,(B) which I have given them, and will reject this temple I have consecrated for my Name. I will make it a byword and an object of ridicule(C) among all peoples.

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Endless ruin has overtaken my enemies,
    you have uprooted their cities;(A)
    even the memory of them(B) has perished.

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Surely God will bring you down to everlasting ruin:
    He will snatch you up and pluck(A) you from your tent;
    he will uproot(B) you from the land of the living.(C)

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22 but the wicked(A) will be cut off from the land,(B)
    and the unfaithful will be torn from it.(C)

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14 This is what the Lord says: “As for all my wicked neighbors who seize the inheritance(A) I gave my people Israel, I will uproot(B) them from their lands and I will uproot(C) the people of Judah from among them.

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28 Just as I watched(A) over them to uproot(B) and tear down, and to overthrow, destroy and bring disaster,(C) so I will watch over them to build and to plant,”(D) declares the Lord.

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10 ‘If you stay in this land,(A) I will build(B) you up and not tear you down; I will plant(C) you and not uproot you,(D) for I have relented concerning the disaster I have inflicted on you.(E)

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12 But it was uprooted(A) in fury
    and thrown to the ground.
The east wind(B) made it shrivel,
    it was stripped of its fruit;
its strong branches withered
    and fire consumed them.(C)

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