Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

2 Kings 14:4

Only the high places were not taken away; the people still sacrificed and burned incense on the high places.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Israel, Prophecies Concerning;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - High Places;   Kings;  
Dictionaries:
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Joash or Jehoash;   Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Amaziah;   Baal;   Easton Bible Dictionary - Amaziah;   High Place;   Jehoash;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Samuel, the Books of;   Holman Bible Dictionary - High Place;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Amaziah ;   Joash ;   People's Dictionary of the Bible - Amaziah;   High places;  
Encyclopedias:
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - High Place;  

John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

Howbeit the high places were not taken away,.... Though he first did that which was right before God; nor did his father take them away; see 2 Kings 12:3.

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Gill, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 14:4". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/2-kings-14.html. 1999.

Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Howbeit the high places were not taken away: as yet the people did sacrifice and burnt incense on the high places.

High places — It is hard to get clear of those corruptions, which by long usage have gained prescription.

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Wesley, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 14:4". "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/2-kings-14.html. 1765.

John Trapp Complete Commentary

2 Kings 14:4 Howbeit the high places were not taken away: as yet the people did sacrifice and burnt incense on the high places.

Ver. 4. Howbeit the high places were not taken away.] So that he did not that which was right, &c. [2 Kings 14:3] - that which was, for the substance of it, approved of God - but with an exception: and was accepted accordingly. See 1 Kings 15:14.

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Trapp, John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 14:4". John Trapp Complete Commentary. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/2-kings-14.html. 1865-1868.

Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible

Howbeit; though he did right, &c., for this particle is to be joined with those words, the rest being to be closed with a parenthesis.

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Poole, Matthew, "Commentary on 2 Kings 14:4". Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/2-kings-14.html. 1685.

George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary

But, &c. All that Amasias did, at first, was right, (ver. 3.) but this only. See 3 Kings xxii. 24. (Haydock) --- Joas had also left such high places, chap. xii. 3.

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Haydock, George Leo. "Commentary on 2 Kings 14:4". "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/2-kings-14.html. 1859.

E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

the high places. See 1 Kings 15:14.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 2 Kings 14:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/2-kings-14.html. 1909-1922.

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged

Howbeit the high places were not taken away: as yet the people did sacrifice and burnt incense on the high places.

No JFB commentary on this verse.

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Jamieson, Robert, D.D.; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Commentary on 2 Kings 14:4". "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/2-kings-14.html. 1871-8.

Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers

(4) Howbeit.—The same word was rendered “yet” in the last verse. “Only,” or “save that” would be better.

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Ellicott, Charles John. "Commentary on 2 Kings 14:4". "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/2-kings-14.html. 1905.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Howbeit the high places were not taken away: as yet the people did sacrifice and burnt incense on the high places.
the high places
12:3; 15:4,35
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 3:3 - only he;  1 Kings 15:14 - the high places;  1 Kings 22:43 - the high;  2 Kings 18:4 - removed;  2 Chronicles 15:17 - the high places;  2 Chronicles 25:2 - but not;  Isaiah 65:7 - burned

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on 2 Kings 14:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/2-kings-14.html.