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2 Chronicles 15:16

16 wAnd also concerning Maachah the ||mother of Asa the king, he removed her from being queen, because she had made an idol in a grove: and Asa cut down her idol, and xstamped it, and burnt it at the brook Kidron.

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2 Chronicles 15:16 — The New International Version (NIV)

16 King Asa also deposed his grandmother Maakah from her position as queen mother, because she had made a repulsive image for the worship of Asherah. Asa cut it down, broke it up and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — English Standard Version (ESV)

16 Even Maacah, his mother, King Asa removed from being queen mother because she had made a detestable image for Asherah. Asa cut down her image, crushed it, and burned it at the brook Kidron.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 King Asa even deposed his grandmother Maacah from her position as queen mother because she had made an obscene Asherah pole. He cut down her obscene pole, broke it up, and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 Also he removed Maachah, the mother of Asa the king, from being queen mother, because she had made an obscene image of Asherah; and Asa cut down her obscene image, then crushed and burned it by the Brook Kidron.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 King Asa also removed Maacah, his grandmother, from being queen mother, because she had made a terrible Asherah idol. Asa cut down that idol, smashed it into pieces, and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

16 And also Maacah, the mother of Asa the king, he removed from being queen, because she had made an abominable image for an Asherah; and Asa cut down her image, and made dust of it, and burnt it at the brook Kidron.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 And also Maachah, the mother of Asa the king, he removed from being queen, because she had made an idol for the Asherah; and Asa cut down her idol, and stamped it, and burned it in the valley Kidron.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 King Asa also removed his grandmother Maacah from the position of queen mother because she made a statue of the repulsive goddess Asherah. Asa cut the statue down, crushed it, and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 King Asa also removed Maacah, his grandmother, from being queen mother because she had made an obscene image of Asherah. Asa chopped down her obscene image, then crushed it and burned it in the Kidron Valley.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 King Asa even removed his mother Maacah from being queen mother because she had made an abominable image for Asherah. Asa cut down her image, crushed it, and burned it at the Wadi Kidron.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 And also Maacah, the mother of Asa, the king removed her from being queen, because she had made a repulsive image for Asherah. And Asa cut down her repulsive image, and he crushed and burned it at the Wadi Kidron.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

16 King Asa also removed his grandmother Maacah from her position as queen mother. That’s because she had made a pole that was used to worship the goddess Asherah. The Lord hated it. So Asa cut it down. He broke it up. He burned it in the Kidron Valley.

2 Chronicles 15:16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 He also removed Maacah, the mother of King Asa, from the position of queen mother, because she had made a horrid image as an Asherah, and Asa cut down her horrid image, crushed it and burned it at the brook Kidron.