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 2 Kings 10:18 - 28
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   Book of 2 Kings
   Chapter 10
10:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then Jehu brought all the people together and said to them, "Ahab served Baal a little; Jehu will serve him much.
 
10:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now summon all the prophets of Baal, all his ministers and all his priests. See that no one is missing, because I am going to hold a great sacrifice for Baal. Anyone who fails to come will no longer live." But Jehu was acting deceptively in order to destroy the ministers of Baal.
 
10:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Jehu said, "Call an assembly in honor of Baal." So they proclaimed it.
 
10:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then he sent word throughout Israel, and all the ministers of Baal came; not one stayed away. They crowded into the temple of Baal until it was full from one end to the other.
 
10:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And Jehu said to the keeper of the wardrobe, "Bring robes for all the ministers of Baal." So he brought out robes for them.
 
10:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then Jehu and Jehonadab son of Recab went into the temple of Baal. Jehu said to the ministers of Baal, "Look around and see that no servants of the LORD are here with you - only ministers of Baal."
 
10:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So they went in to make sacrifices and burnt offerings. Now Jehu had posted eighty men outside with this warning: "If one of you lets any of the men I am placing in your hands escape, it will be your life for his life."
 
10:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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As soon as Jehu had finished making the burnt offering, he ordered the guards and officers: "Go in and kill them; let no one escape." So they cut them down with the sword. The guards and officers threw the bodies out and then entered the inner shrine of the temple of Baal.
 
10:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They brought the sacred stone out of the temple of Baal and burned it.
 
10:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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They demolished the sacred stone of Baal and tore down the temple of Baal, and people have used it for a latrine to this day.
 
10:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So Jehu destroyed Baal worship in Israel.
 
 

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