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2 Chronicles 23:17

    2 Chronicles 23:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then all the people went to the house of Baal, and brake it down, and brake his altars and his images in pieces, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then all the people went to the house of Baal, and broke it down, and broke his altars and his images in pieces, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And all the people went to the house of Baal, and brake it down, and brake his altars and his images in pieces, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then all the people went to the house of Baal and had it pulled down, and its altars and images broken up; and Mattan, the priest of Baal, they put to death before the altars.

    Webster's Revision

    And all the people went to the house of Baal, and brake it down, and brake his altars and his images in pieces, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

    World English Bible

    All the people went to the house of Baal, and broke it down, and broke his altars and his images in pieces, and killed Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And all the people went to the house of Baal, and brake it down, and brake his altars and his images in pieces, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Chronicles 23:17

    Mattan the priest - The Targum will not prostitute the term priest, but calls him כומרא cumera, priestling.