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 1 Kings 15:9 - 24
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   Book of 1 Kings
   Chapter 15
15:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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In the twentieth year of Jeroboam king of Israel, Asa became king of Judah,
 
15:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and he reigned in Jerusalem forty-one years. His grandmother's name was Maacah daughter of Abishalom.
 
15:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Asa did what was right in the eyes of the LORD, as his father David had done.
 
15:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He expelled the male shrine prostitutes from the land and got rid of all the idols his fathers had made.
 
15:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He even deposed his grandmother Maacah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive Asherah pole. Asa cut the pole down and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
 
15:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Although he did not remove the high places, Asa's heart was fully committed to the LORD all his life.
 
15:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He brought into the temple of the LORD the silver and gold and the articles that he and his father had dedicated.
 
15:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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There was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel throughout their reigns.
 
15:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Baasha king of Israel went up against Judah and fortified Ramah to prevent anyone from leaving or entering the territory of Asa king of Judah.
 
15:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Asa then took all the silver and gold that was left in the treasuries of the LORD's temple and of his own palace. He entrusted it to his officials and sent them to Ben-Hadad son of Tabrimmon, the son of Hezion, the king of Aram, who was ruling in Damascus.
 
15:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Let there be a treaty between me and you," he said, "as there was between my father and your father. See, I am sending you a gift of silver and gold. Now break your treaty with Baasha king of Israel so he will withdraw from me."
 
15:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Ben-Hadad agreed with King Asa and sent the commanders of his forces against the towns of Israel. He conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel Beth Maacah and all Kinnereth in addition to Naphtali.
 
15:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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When Baasha heard this, he stopped building Ramah and withdrew to Tirzah.
 
15:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then King Asa issued an order to all Judah - no one was exempt - and they carried away from Ramah the stones and timber Baasha had been using there. With them King Asa built up Geba in Benjamin, and also Mizpah.
 
15:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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As for all the other events of Asa's reign, all his achievements, all he did and the cities he built, are they not written in the book of the annals of the kings of Judah? In his old age, however, his feet became diseased.
 
15:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then Asa rested with his fathers and was buried with them in the city of his father David. And Jehoshaphat his son succeeded him as king.
 
 

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