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I think it is helpful here to look at how the phrase "high places" is used. The Hebrew word is "bamah". This look will be chronological. 1) Samuel sacrifices at the high places, and many of his contemporary prophets are associated with these high places (1Sam 9, 10:5, 10:13). This is not contrary to Israelite religion, as Jerusalem had not yet been ...


It is generally accepted that the Book of Chronicles was written shortly after the Babylonian Exile, and that it was largely based on the Book of Kings, although other, unidentified sources are sometimes apparent. So the answer is to go back to the earlier text and see what it says. 1 Kings 22:42-43 agrees with 2 Chronicles 20:31-33, but Kings has nothing ...

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