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2 Kings 23:4-6 Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Then the king[a] commanded Hilkiah the high priest, the second priests, and the keepers of the threshold, to bring out of the temple of Yahweh all of the objects made for Baal and for the Asherah and for all the host of heaven, and he burned them outside of Jerusalem in the fields of the Kidron, and then he carried their ashes to Bethel. He removed the priests whom the kings of Judah had ordained to burn incense on the high places at the cities of Judah and around Jerusalem and who offered incense to, to the sun, to the moon, to the constellations, and to all the host of heaven. He brought out the Asherah image from the temple of Yahweh outside of Jerusalem to the Wadi of the Kidron and burnt it there;[b] then he pulverized it to dust and threw its dust upon the tombs of the children of the people.

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Kings 23:4 That is, Josiah
  2. 2 Kings 23:6 Literally “at the wadi of the Kidron”
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