(A)He removed the [a]high places and broke the sacred pillars, cut down the [b]wooden image and broke in pieces the (B)bronze serpent that Moses had made; for until those days the children of Israel burned incense to it, and called it [c]Nehushtan.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Kings 18:4 Places for pagan worship
  2. 2 Kings 18:4 Heb. Asherah, a Canaanite goddess
  3. 2 Kings 18:4 Lit. Bronze Thing, also similar to Heb. nahash, serpent

22 But if you say to me, ‘We trust in the Lord our God,’ is it not He (A)whose [a]high places and whose altars Hezekiah has taken away, and said to Judah and Jerusalem, ‘You shall worship before this altar in Jerusalem’?” ’

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  1. 2 Kings 18:22 Places for pagan worship