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Josiah destroys Jeroboam’s altar
Josiah demolished the altar that Jeroboam king of Israel had set up in Bethel, and destroyed high places throughout Samaria.
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2 Ki 23:15–20

Moreover, the altar that was in Bethel, the high place which Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who had caused Israel to sin, had built, even that altar and the high place, Josiah tore down. Then he burned down the high place and crushed the pole of Asherah worship to dust and burned it with fire. When …