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2 Chronicles 15:16 English Standard Version (ESV)

16 Even Maacah, his mother, King Asa removed from being queen mother because she had made a detestable image for Asherah. Asa cut down her image, crushed it, and burned it at the brook Kidron.

English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

2 Chronicles 15:16 New King James Version (NKJV)

16 Also he removed 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.


  1. 2 Chronicles 15:16 Or grandmother
  2. 2 Chronicles 15:16 A Canaanite deity
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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