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2 Kings 17:32

    2 Kings 17:32 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    So they feared the LORD, and made unto themselves of the lowest of them priests of the high places, which sacrificed for them in the houses of the high places.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    So they feared the LORD, and made to themselves of the lowest of them priests of the high places, which sacrificed for them in the houses of the high places.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    So they feared Jehovah, and made unto them from among themselves priests of the high places, who sacrificed for them in the houses of the high places.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So they went on worshipping the Lord, and made for themselves, from among all the people, priests for the high places, to make offerings for them in the houses of the high places.

    Webster's Revision

    So they feared Jehovah, and made unto them from among themselves priests of the high places, who sacrificed for them in the houses of the high places.

    World English Bible

    So they feared Yahweh, and made to them from among themselves priests of the high places, who sacrificed for them in the houses of the high places.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    So they feared the LORD, and made unto them from among themselves priests of the high places, which sacrificed for them in the houses of the high places.

    Clarke's Commentary on 2 Kings 17:32

    Of the lowest of them priests - One priest was not enough for this motley population; and, as the priesthood was probably neither respectable nor lucrative, it was only the lowest of the people who would enter into the employment.

    Barnes' Notes on 2 Kings 17:32

    Of the lowest of them - Rather, "from all ranks." See marginal reference note.

    Wesley's Notes on 2 Kings 17:32

    17:32 Sacrificed - Unto the true God: for as to the worship of their own gods, they needed no instruction, and would not permit a person of another religion to minister therein.