16 Also he removed (A)Maachah, the [a]mother of Asa the king, from being queen mother, because she had made an obscene image of [b]Asherah; and Asa cut down her obscene image, then crushed and burned it by the Brook Kidron.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Chronicles 15:16 Or grandmother
  2. 2 Chronicles 15:16 A Canaanite deity

14 They arose and took away the (A)altars that were in Jerusalem, and they took away all the incense altars and cast them into the Brook (B)Kidron.

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