He did what was right in the Lord’s sight just as his ancestor David had done.(A) He removed the high places, shattered the sacred pillars, and cut down the Asherah poles.(B) He broke into pieces the bronze snake that Moses made,(C) for until then the Israelites were burning incense to it. It was called Nehushtan.[a]

Hezekiah relied on the Lord God of Israel;(D) not one of the kings of Judah was like him, either before him or after him.(E) He remained faithful to the Lord(F) and did not turn from following him but kept the commands the Lord had commanded Moses.

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Footnotes

  1. 18:4 = A Bronze Thing

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