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 2 Kings 21:1 - 18
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The New American Standard Bible
   Book of 2 Kings
   Chapter 21  - Click for Chapter Audio
21:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Manasseh R645 was twelve years old when he became king, and he reigned fifty-five years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Hephzibah.
 
21:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He R646 did evil in the sight of the LORD, according R647 to the abominations of the nations whom the LORD dispossessed before the sons of Israel.
 
21:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For he R648 rebuilt the high places which Hezekiah his father had destroyed; and he R649 erected altars for Baal and made an Asherah, F287 as Ahab king of Israel had done, and worshiped R650 all the host of heaven and served them.
 
21:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He R651 built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD had said, "In R652 Jerusalem I will put My name."
 
21:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For he built altars for all R653 the host of heaven in the R654 two courts of the house of the LORD.
 
21:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He R655 made his son pass through the fire, practiced R656 witchcraft and used divination, and dealt with mediums and spiritists. He did much evil in the sight of the LORD provoking Him to anger.
 
21:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then he R657 set the carved image of Asherah that he had made, in the house of which the LORD said to David and to his son Solomon, "In R658 this house and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen from all the tribes of Israel, I will put My name forever.
 
21:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"And I will R659 not make the feet of Israel wander anymore from the land which I gave their fathers, if only they will observe to do according to all that I have commanded them, and according to all the law that My servant Moses commanded them."
 
21:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But they did not listen, and Manasseh seduced R660 them to do evil more than the nations whom the LORD destroyed before the sons of Israel.
 
21:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now the LORD spoke through His servants the prophets, saying,
 
21:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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"Because R661 Manasseh king of Judah has done these abominations, having R662 done wickedly more than all the Amorites did who were before him, and has R663 also made Judah sin with R664 his idols;
 
21:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
therefore thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, `Behold, I am bringing such calamity on Jerusalem and Judah, that whoever hears of it, both R665 his ears will tingle.
 
21:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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`I R666 will stretch over Jerusalem the line of Samaria and the plummet of the house of Ahab, and I will wipe Jerusalem as one wipes a dish, wiping it and turning it upside down.
 
21:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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`I will abandon the remnant of My inheritance and deliver them into the hand of their enemies, and they will become as plunder and spoil to all their enemies;
 
21:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
because they have done evil in My sight, and have been provoking Me to anger since the day their fathers came from Egypt, even to this day.' "
 
21:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Moreover, R667 Manasseh shed very much innocent blood until he had filled Jerusalem from one end to another; besides his sin with R668 which he made Judah sin, in doing evil in the sight of the LORD.
 
21:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Now R669 the rest of the acts of Manasseh and all that he did and his sin which he committed, F288 are they not written in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah?
 
21:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And R670 Manasseh slept with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his own house, in R671 the garden of Uzza, and Amon his son became king in his place.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F287 I.e. a wooden symbol of a female deity
F288 Lit sinned

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R645 2 Chronicles 33:1-9
R646 Jeremiah 15:4
R647 2 Kings 16:3
R648 2 Kings 18:4
R649 1 Kings 16:31-33
R650 Deuteronomy 17:2-5; 2 Kings 17:16; 23:5
R651 2 Kings 16:10-16
R652 2 Samuel 7:13; 1 Kings 8:29
R653 2 Kings 23:4,5
R654 1 Kings 7:12; 2 Kings 23:12
R655 Leviticus 18:21; 2 Kings 16:3;
R656 Leviticus 19:26,31; Deuteronomy 18:10-14
R657 Deuteronomy 16:21; 2 Kings 23:6
R658 1 Kings 8:29; 9:3; 2 Chronicles 7:12,16
R659 2 Samuel 7:10; 2 Kings 18:11,12
R660 Proverbs 29:12
R661 2 Kings 21:2;
R662 Genesis 15:16; 1 Kings 21:26
R663 2 Kings 21:16
R664 2 Kings 21:21
R665 1 Samuel 3:11; Jeremiah 19:3
R666 Isaiah 34:11; Amos 7:7,8
R667 2 Kings 24:4
R668 2 Kings 21:11
R669 2 Chronicles 33:11-19
R670 2 Chronicles 33:20
R671 2 Kings 21:26

 
 

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