2 Chronicles 15:17
The high places were not removed from Israel, but Asa's heart was fully devoted all his days.
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2 Chronicles 15:16
King Asa also removed his grandmother Maacah from her position as queen mother because she had made a detestable Asherah pole. Asa chopped down the pole, crushed it, and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

2 Chronicles 15:18
And he brought into the house of God the silver and gold articles that he and his father had dedicated.

2 Chronicles 16:9
For the eyes of the LORD roam to and fro over all the earth, to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose hearts are fully devoted to Him. You have acted foolishly in this matter. From now on, therefore, you will be at war."

2 Chronicles 17:6
And his heart took delight in the ways of the LORD; furthermore, he removed the high places and Asherah poles from Judah.

Treasury of Scripture
But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

the high places

2 Chronicles 14:3-5
For he took away the altars of the strange gods, and the high places, and brake down the images, and cut down the groves: …

Deuteronomy 12:13,14
Take heed to thyself that thou offer not thy burnt offerings in every place that thou seest: …

1 Kings 3:2-4
Only the people sacrificed in high places, because there was no house built unto the name of the LORD, until those days…

the heart of Asa

2 Chronicles 16:7-12
And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said unto him, Because thou hast relied on the king of Syria, and not relied on the LORD thy God, therefore is the host of the king of Syria escaped out of thine hand…

1 Kings 11:4
For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father.


2 Chronicles 15:16
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