1 Kings 15:13 KJV (With Strong’s)

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And also Maachah
Ma`akah (Hebrew #4601)
from 4600; depression; Maakah (or Maakath), the name of a place in Syria, also of a Mesopotamian, of three Israelites, and of four Israelitesses and one Syrian woman
KJV usage: Maachah, Maachathites. See also 1038.
Pronounce: mah-ak-aw'
Origin: or Mamakath (Josh. 13:13) {mah-ak-awth'}
his mother
'em (Hebrew #517)
a mother (as the bond of the family); in a wide sense (both literally and figuratively (like 1)
KJV usage: dam, mother, X parting.
Pronounce: ame
Origin: a primitive word
, even her he removed
cuwr (Hebrew #5493)
a primitive root; to turn off (literal or figurative)
KJV usage: be(-head), bring, call back, decline, depart, eschew, get (you), go (aside), X grievous, lay away (by), leave undone, be past, pluck away, put (away, down), rebel, remove (to and fro), revolt, X be sour, take (away, off), turn (aside, away, in), withdraw, be without.
Pronounce: soor
Origin: or suwr (Hosea 9:12) {soor}
from being queen
gbiyrah (Hebrew #1377)
a mistress
KJV usage: queen.
Pronounce: gheb-ee-raw'
Origin: feminine of 1376
, because she had made
`asah (Hebrew #6213)
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application (as follows)
KJV usage: accomplish, advance, appoint, apt, be at, become, bear, bestow, bring forth, bruise, be busy, X certainly, have the charge of, commit, deal (with), deck, + displease, do, (ready) dress(-ed), (put in) execute(-ion), exercise, fashion, + feast, (fight-)ing man, + finish, fit, fly, follow, fulfill, furnish, gather, get, go about, govern, grant, great, + hinder, hold ((a feast)), X indeed, + be industrious, + journey, keep, labour, maintain, make, be meet, observe, be occupied, offer, + officer, pare, bring (come) to pass, perform, pracise, prepare, procure, provide, put, requite, X sacrifice, serve, set, shew, X sin, spend, X surely, take, X thoroughly, trim, X very, + vex, be (warr-)ior, work(-man), yield, use.
Pronounce: aw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root
an idol
miphletseth (Hebrew #4656)
a terror, i.e. an idol
KJV usage: idol.
Pronounce: mif-leh'-tseth
Origin: from 6426
in a grove
'asherah (Hebrew #842)
from 833; happy; Asherah (or Astarte) a Phoenician goddess; also an image of the same
KJV usage: grove. Compare 6253.
Pronounce: ash-ay-raw'
Origin: or masheyrah {ash-ay-raw'}
; and Asa
'Aca' (Hebrew #609)
Asa, the name of a king and of a Levite
KJV usage: Asa.
Pronounce: aw-saw'
Origin: of uncertain derivation
a βdestroyed
karath (Hebrew #3772)
to cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant (i.e. make an alliance or bargain, originally by cutting flesh and passing between the pieces)
KJV usage: be chewed, be con-(feder-)ate, covenant, cut (down, off), destroy, fail, feller, be freed, hew (down), make a league ((covenant)), X lose, perish, X utterly, X want.
Pronounce: kaw-rath'
Origin: a primitive root
her idol
miphletseth (Hebrew #4656)
a terror, i.e. an idol
KJV usage: idol.
Pronounce: mif-leh'-tseth
Origin: from 6426
, and burnt
saraph (Hebrew #8313)
to be (causatively, set) on fire
KJV usage: (cause to, make a) burn((-ing), up) kindle, X utterly.
Pronounce: saw-raf'
Origin: a primitive root
b it by the brook
nachal (Hebrew #5158)
or nachalah (Ezekiel 47:19; 48:28) {nakh-al-aw'}; from 5157 in its original sense; a stream, especially a winter torrent; (by implication) a (narrow) valley (in which a brook runs); also a shaft (of a mine)
KJV usage: brook, flood, river, stream, valley.
Pronounce: nakh'-al
Origin: or (feminine) nachlah (Psalm 124:4) {nakh'-law}
Kidron
Qidrown (Hebrew #6939)
dusky place; Kidron, a brook near Jerusalem
KJV usage: Kidron.
Pronounce: kid-rone'
Origin: from 6937
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Maachah.
his mother.
Deut. 13:6‑11• 6If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers;
7Namely, of the gods of the people which are round about you, nigh unto thee, or far off from thee, from the one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth;
8Thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him:
9But thou shalt surely kill him; thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people.
10And thou shalt stone him with stones, that he die; because he hath sought to thrust thee away from the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.
11And all Israel shall hear, and fear, and shall do no more any such wickedness as this is among you.
(Deut. 13:6‑11)
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Deut. 33:9• 9Who said unto his father and to his mother, I have not seen him; neither did he acknowledge his brethren, nor knew his own children: for they have observed thy word, and kept thy covenant. (Deut. 33:9)
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Zech. 13:3• 3And it shall come to pass, that when any shall yet prophesy, then his father and his mother that begat him shall say unto him, Thou shalt not live; for thou speakest lies in the name of the Lord: and his father and his mother that begat him shall thrust him through when he prophesieth. (Zech. 13:3)
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Matt. 10:37• 37He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. (Matt. 10:37)
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Matt. 12:46‑50• 46While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brethren stood without, desiring to speak with him.
47Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to speak with thee.
48But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother? and who are my brethren?
49And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!
50For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
(Matt. 12:46‑50)
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2 Cor. 5:16• 16Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we him no more. (2 Cor. 5:16)
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Gal. 2:5‑6,14• 5To whom we gave place by subjection, no, not for an hour; that the truth of the gospel might continue with you.
6But of these who seemed to be somewhat, (whatsoever they were, it maketh no matter to me: God accepteth no man's person:) for they who seemed to be somewhat in conference added nothing to me:
14But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why compellest thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?
(Gal. 2:5‑6,14)
destroyed.
Heb. cut off.
Lv. 26:30• 30And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you. (Lv. 26:30)
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Deut. 7:5• 5But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars, and break down their images, and cut down their groves, and burn their graven images with fire. (Deut. 7:5)
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2 Kings 18:4• 4He removed the high places, and brake the images, and cut down the groves, and brake in pieces the brazen serpent that Moses had made: for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it: and he called it Nehushtan. (2 Kings 18:4)
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2 Kings 23:12‑15• 12And the altars that were on the top of the upper chamber of Ahaz, which the kings of Judah had made, and the altars which Manasseh had made in the two courts of the house of the Lord, did the king beat down, and brake them down from thence, and cast the dust of them into the brook Kidron.
13And the high places that were before Jerusalem, which were on the right hand of the mount of corruption, which Solomon the king of Israel had builded for Ashtoreth the abomination of the Zidonians, and for Chemosh the abomination of the Moabites, and for Milcom the abomination of the children of Ammon, did the king defile.
14And he brake in pieces the images, and cut down the groves, and filled their places with the bones of men.
15Moreover the altar that was at Beth-el, and the high place which Jeroboam the son of Nebat, who made Israel to sin, had made, both that altar and the high place he brake down, and burned the high place, and stamped it small to powder, and burned the grove.
(2 Kings 23:12‑15)
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2 Chron. 34:4• 4And they brake down the altars of Baalim in his presence; and the images, that were on high above them, he cut down; and the groves, and the carved images, and the molten images, he brake in pieces, and made dust of them, and strowed it upon the graves of them that had sacrificed unto them. (2 Chron. 34:4)
and burnt.
the brook.
Cedron.

J. N. Darby Translation

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

JND Translation Notes

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Strictly, "mistress." It was a position similar to that of an empress-mother in China. see ch 2.19; for Asherah, see Ex. 34.13; Judg. 2.13.