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21 (A)“You shall not plant for yourself any tree, as a [a]wooden image, near the altar which you build for yourself to the Lord your God.

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  1. Deuteronomy 16:21 Or Asherah

Then he removed the idolatrous priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense on the high places in the cities of Judah and in the places all around Jerusalem, and those who burned incense to Baal, to the sun, to the moon, to the [a]constellations, and to (A)all the host of heaven.

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  1. 2 Kings 23:5 Of the Zodiac

And he brought out the (A)wooden[a] image from the house of the Lord, to the Brook Kidron outside Jerusalem, burned it at the Brook Kidron and ground it to (B)ashes, and threw its ashes on (C)the graves of the common people.

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  1. 2 Kings 23:6 Heb. Asherah, a Canaanite goddess