2 Kings 23:20

“And he slew all the priests of the high places that were there upon the altars, and burned men's bones upon them, and returned to Jerusalem.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 2 Kings 23:20

And he slew all the priests of the high places that were there, vpon the altars, and burnt mens bones vpon them, and returned to Ierusalem.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All the priests of the high places who {were} there he slaughtered on the altars and burned human bones on them; then he returned to Jerusalem.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he slew all the priests of the high places that were there, upon the altars, and burned men's bones upon them; and he returned to Jerusalem.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And all the priests of the high places there he put to death on the altars, burning the bones of the dead on them; and then he went back to Jerusalem.
- Basic English Bible

And he sacrificed upon the altars all the priests of the high places that were there, and burned men's bones upon them. And he returned to Jerusalem.
- Darby Bible

And he slew all the priests of the high places, that were there upon the altars, and burnt men's bones upon them, and returned to Jerusalem.
- Webster's Bible

He killed all the priests of the high places that were there, on the altars, and burned men's bones on them; and he returned to Jerusalem.
- World English Bible

And he slayeth all the priests of the high places who [are] there by the altars, and burneth the bones of man upon them, and turneth back to Jerusalem.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he slew all the priests of the high places that were there, upon the altars, and burned men's bones upon them; and he returned to Jerusalem.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 2 Kings 23:20

Wesley's Notes for 2 Kings 23:20


23:20 The priests - By this relation it appears, that after the departure of the king of Assyria, divers of the Israelites who had retired to other parts, and kept themselves out of the conqueror's hands, returned together with their priests to their own land, and to their old trade, worshipping idols; to whom, peradventure, they ascribed this their deliverance from that judgment which Jehovah had brought upon them. And burnt - According to that famous prophecy, #1Kings 13:1|,2.


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