‘high places’ ….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)


Save that the high places were not removed:
the people sacrificed and burnt incense still on the high places. – 2Ki 15:4 

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “high places”.

Lev 26:30 And 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.

Num 21:28 For there is a fire gone out of Heshbon,
a flame from the city of Sihon:
it hath consumed Ar of Moab,
and the lords of the high places of Arnon.

Num 22:41 And it came to pass on the morrow,
that Balak took Balaam,
and brought him up into the high places of Baal,
that thence he might see the utmost part of the people.

Num 33:52 Then ye shall drive out
all the inhabitants of the land from before you,
and destroy all their pictures,
and destroy all their molten images,
and quite pluck down all their high places:

Deu 32:13 He made him ride on the high places of the earth,
that he might eat the increase of the fields;
and he made him to suck honey out of the rock,
and oil out of the flinty rock;

Deu 33:29 Happy art thou, O Israel:
who is like unto thee,
O people saved by the LORD,
the shield of thy help,
and who is the sword of thy excellency!
and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee;
and thou shalt tread upon their high places.

Jdg 5:18 Zebulun and Naphtali were a people
that jeoparded their lives unto the death
in the high places of the field.

1Sa 13:6 When the men of Israel saw
that they were in a strait,
(for the people were distressed,)
then the people did hide themselves in caves,
and in thickets,
and in rocks,
and in high places,
and in pits.

2Sa 1:19 The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places:
how are the mighty fallen!

2Sa 1:25 How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle!
O Jonathan, thou wast slain in thine high places.

2Sa 22:34 He maketh my feet like hinds’ feet:
and setteth me upon my high places.

1Ki 3:2 Only the people sacrificed in high places,
because there was no house built
unto the name of the LORD, until those days.

1Ki 3:3 And Solomon loved the LORD,
walking in the statutes of David his father:
only he sacrificed and burnt incense in high places.

1Ki 12:31 And he made an house of high places,
and made priests of the lowest of the people,
which were not of the sons of Levi.

1Ki 12:32 And Jeroboam ordained a feast in the eighth month,
on the fifteenth day of the month,
like unto the feast that is in Judah,
and he offered upon the altar.
So did he in Bethel,
sacrificing unto the calves that he had made:
and he placed in Bethel the priests of the high places
which he had made.

1Ki 13:2 And he cried against the altar
in the word of the LORD,
and said, O altar, altar, thus saith the LORD;
Behold, a child shall be born unto the house of David,
Josiah by name;
and upon thee shall he offer
the priests of the high places
that burn incense upon thee,
and men’s bones shall be burnt upon thee.

1Ki 13:32 For the saying which he cried
by the word of the LORD
against the altar in Bethel,
and against all the houses of the high places
which are in the cities of Samaria,
shall surely come to pass.

1Ki 13:33 After this thing Jeroboam
returned not from his evil way,
but made again of the lowest of the people
priests of the high places:
whosoever would, he consecrated him,
and he became one of the priests of the high places.

1Ki 14:23 For they also built them high places,
and images,
and groves, on every high hill,
and under every green tree.

1Ki 15:14 But the high places were not removed:
nevertheless Asa’s heart was perfect
with the LORD all his days.

1Ki 22:43 And he walked in all the ways of Asa his father;
he turned not aside from it,
doing that which was right in the eyes of the LORD:
nevertheless the high places were not taken away;
for the people offered
and burnt incense yet in the high places.

2Ki 12:3 But the high places were not taken away:
the people still sacrificed
and burnt incense in the high places.

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

2Ki 15:4 Save that the high places were not removed:
the people sacrificed and burnt incense
still on the high places.

2Ki 15:35 Howbeit the high places were not removed:
the people sacrificed and burned
incense still in the high places.
He built the higher gate of the house of the LORD.

2Ki 16:4 And he sacrificed and burnt
incense in the high places,
and on the hills,
and under every green tree.

2Ki 17:9 And the children of Israel did secretly those things
that were not right against the LORD their God,
and they built them high places in all their cities,
from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced city.

2Ki 17:11 And there they burnt
incense in all the high places,
as did the heathen whom the LORD carried away before them;
and wrought wicked things to provoke the LORD to anger:

2Ki 17:29 Howbeit every nation made gods of their own,
and put them in the houses of the high places
which the Samaritans had made,
every nation in their cities wherein they dwelt.

2Ki 17:32 So they feared the LORD,
and made unto themselves of the lowest of them
priests of the high places,
which sacrificed for them
in the houses of the high places.

2Ki 18:4 He removed the high places,
and brake the images,
and cut down the groves,
and brake in pieces the brasen serpent
that Moses had made:
for unto those days the children of Israel
did burn incense to it:
and he called it Nehushtan.

2Ki 18:22 But if ye say unto me,
We trust in the LORD our God:
is not that he, whose high places and whose altars
Hezekiah hath taken away,
and hath said to Judah and Jerusalem,
Ye shall worship before this altar in Jerusalem?

2Ki 21:3 For he built up again the high places
which Hezekiah his father had destroyed;
and he reared up altars for Baal,
and made a grove, as did Ahab king of Israel;
and worshipped all the host of heaven,
and served them.

2Ki 23:5 And he put down the idolatrous priests,
whom the kings of Judah had ordained
to burn incense in the high places in the cities of Judah,
and in the places round about Jerusalem;
them also that burned incense unto Baal, to the sun,
and to the moon,
and to the planets,
and to all the host of heaven.

2Ki 23:8 And he brought all the priests
out of the cities of Judah,
and defiled the high places
where the priests had burned incense,
from Geba to Beersheba,
and brake down the high places of the gates
that were in the entering in of the gate
of Joshua the governor of the city,
which were on a man’s left hand at the gate of the city.

2Ki 23:9 Nevertheless the priests of the high places
came not up to the altar of the LORD in Jerusalem,
but they did eat of the unleavened bread among their brethren.

2Ki 23:13 And 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.

2Ki 23:19 And all the houses also of the high places
that were in the cities of Samaria,
which the kings of Israel had made
to provoke the LORD to anger, Josiah took away,
and did to them according to
all the acts that he had done in Bethel.

2Ki 23:20 And he slew all the priests of the high places
that were there upon the altars,
and burned men’s bones upon them,
and returned to Jerusalem.

2Ch 11:15 And he ordained him priests for the high places,
and for the devils,
and for the calves which he had made.

2Ch 14:3 For he took away the altars of the strange gods,
and the high places,
and brake down the images,
and cut down the groves:

2Ch 14:5 Also he took away out of all the cities of Judah
the high places and the images:
and the kingdom was quiet before him.

2Ch 15:17 But the high places were not taken away out of Israel:
nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

2Ch 17:6 And his heart was lifted up
in the ways of the LORD:
moreover he took away the high places
and groves out of Judah.

2Ch 20:33 Howbeit the high places were not taken away:
for as yet the people had not prepared their hearts
unto the God of their fathers.

2Ch 21:11 Moreover he made high places
in the mountains of Judah,
and caused the inhabitants of Jerusalem
to commit fornication,
and compelled Judah thereto.

2Ch 28:4 He sacrificed also and burnt incense
in the high places
, and on the hills,
and under every green tree.

2Ch 28:25 And in every several city of Judah
he made high places to burn incense unto other gods,
and provoked to anger the LORD God of his fathers.

2Ch 31:1 Now when all this was finished,
all Israel that were present went out to the cities of Judah,
and brake the images in pieces,
and cut down the groves,
and threw down the high places and the altars
out of all Judah and Benjamin,
in Ephraim also and Manasseh,
until they had utterly destroyed them all.
Then all the children of Israel returned,
every man to his possession, into their own cities.

2Ch 32:12 Hath not the same Hezekiah
taken away his high places and his altars,
and commanded Judah and Jerusalem, saying,
Ye shall worship before one altar,
and burn incense upon it?

2Ch 33:3 For he built again the high places
which Hezekiah his father had broken down,
and he reared up altars for Baalim,
and made groves,
and worshipped all the host of heaven,
and served them.

2Ch 33:17 Nevertheless the people did sacrifice
still in the high places,
yet unto the LORD their God only.

2Ch 33:19 His prayer also,
and how God was intreated of him,
and all his sin,
and his trespass,
and the places wherein he built high places,
and set up groves and graven images,
before he was humbled:
behold, they are written among the sayings of the seers.

2Ch 34:3 For in the eighth year of his reign,
while he was yet young,
he began to seek after the God of David his father:
and in the twelfth year he began to purge Judah
and Jerusalem from the high places,
and the groves,
and the carved images,
and the molten images.

Job 25:2 Dominion and fear are with him,
he maketh peace in his high places.

Psa 18:33 He maketh my feet like hinds’ feet,
and setteth me upon my high places.

Psa 78:58 For they provoked him to anger
with their high places,
and moved him to jealousy
with their graven images.

Pro 8:2 She standeth in the top of high places,
by the way in the places of the paths.

Pro 9:14 For she sitteth at the door of her house,
on a seat in the high places of the city,

Isa 15:2 He is gone up to Bajith,
and to Dibon, the high places,
to weep: Moab shall howl over Nebo,
and over Medeba:
on all their heads shall be baldness,
and every beard cut off.

Isa 36:7 But if thou say to me,
We trust in the LORD our God:
is it not he, whose high places
and whose altars Hezekiah hath taken away,
and said to Judah and to Jerusalem,
Ye shall worship before this altar?

Isa 41:18 I will open rivers in high places,
and fountains in the midst of the valleys:
I will make the wilderness a pool of water,
and the dry land springs of water.

Isa 49:9 That thou mayest say to the prisoners, Go forth;
to them that are in darkness,
Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways,
and their pastures shall be in all high places.

Isa 58:14 Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD;
and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth,
and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father:
for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

Jer 3:2 Lift up thine eyes unto the high places,
and see where thou hast not been lien with.
In the ways hast thou sat for them,
as the Arabian in the wilderness;
and thou hast polluted the land
with thy whoredoms and with thy wickedness.

Jer 3:21 A voice was heard upon the high places,
weeping and supplications of the children of Israel:
for they have perverted their way,
and they have forgotten the LORD their God.

Jer 4:11 At that time shall it be said
to this people and to Jerusalem,
A dry wind of the high places in the wilderness
toward the daughter of my people,
not to fan, nor to cleanse,

Jer 7:29 Cut off thine hair, O Jerusalem,
and cast it away,
and take up a lamentation on high places;
for the LORD hath rejected and forsaken
the generation of his wrath.

Jer 7:31 And they have built the high places of Tophet,
which is in the valley of the son of Hinnom,
to burn their sons and their daughters in the fire;
which I commanded them not,
neither came it into my heart.

Jer 12:12 The spoilers are come upon
all high places through the wilderness:
for the sword of the LORD shall devour
from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land:
no flesh shall have peace.

Jer 14:6 And the wild asses did stand in the high places,
they snuffed up the wind like dragons;
their eyes did fail, because there was no grass.

Jer 17:3 O my mountain in the field,
I will give thy substance and all thy treasures to the spoil,
and thy high places for sin,
throughout all thy borders.

Jer 19:5 They have built also the high places of Baal,
to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings unto Baal,
which I commanded not,
nor spake it, neither came it into my mind:

Jer 26:18 Micah the Morasthite prophesied
in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah,
and spake to all the people of Judah, saying,
Thus saith the LORD of hosts;
Zion shall be plowed like a field,
and Jerusalem shall become heaps,
and the mountain of the house as the high places of a forest.

Jer 32:35 And they built the high places of Baal,
which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom,
to cause their sons and their daughters
to pass through the fire unto Molech;
which I commanded them not,
neither came it into my mind,
that they should do this abomination,
to cause Judah to sin.

Jer 48:35 Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, saith the LORD,
him that offereth in the high places,
and him that burneth incense to his gods.

Eze 6:3 And say, Ye mountains of Israel,
hear the word of the Lord GOD;
Thus saith the Lord GOD to the mountains,
and to the hills, to the rivers,
and to the valleys;
Behold, I, even I, will bring a sword upon you,
and I will destroy your high places.

Eze 6:6 In all your dwellingplaces the cities shall be laid waste,
and the high places shall be desolate;
that your altars may be laid waste and made desolate,
and your idols may be broken and cease,
and your images may be cut down,
and your works may be abolished.

Eze 16:16 And of thy garments thou didst take,
and deckedst thy high places with divers colours,
and playedst the harlot thereupon:
the like things shall not come, neither shall it be so.

Eze 16:39 And I will also give thee into their hand,
and they shall throw down thine eminent place,
and shall break down thy high places:
they shall strip thee also of thy clothes,
and shall take thy fair jewels,
and leave thee naked and bare.

Eze 36:2 Thus saith the Lord GOD;
Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha,
even the ancient high places are ours in possession:

Eze 43:7 And he said unto me, Son of man,
the place of my throne,
and the place of the soles of my feet,
where I will dwell in the midst of the children of Israel for ever,
and my holy name, shall the house of Israel no more defile,
neither they, nor their kings, by their whoredom,
nor by the carcases of their kings in their high places.

Hos 10:8 The high places also of Aven,
the sin of Israel, shall be destroyed:
the thorn and the thistle shall come up on their altars;
and they shall say to the mountains,
Cover us; and to the hills, Fall on us.

Amo 4:13 For, lo, he that formeth the mountains,
and createth the wind,
and declareth unto man what is his thought,
that maketh the morning darkness,
and treadeth upon the high places of the earth,
The LORD, The God of hosts, is his name.

Amo 7:9 And the high places of Isaac shall be desolate,
and the sanctuaries of Israel shall be laid waste;
and I will rise against the house of Jeroboam with the sword.

Mic 1:3 For, behold, the LORD cometh forth out of his place,
and will come down,
and tread upon the high places of the earth.

Mic 1:5 For the transgression of Jacob is all this,
and for the sins of the house of Israel.
What is the transgression of Jacob? is it not Samaria?
and what are the high places of Judah?
are they not Jerusalem?

Mic 3:12 Therefore shall Zion
for your sake be plowed as a field,
and Jerusalem shall become heaps,
and the mountain of the house
as the high places of the forest.

Hab 3:19 The LORD God is my strength,
and he will make my feet like hinds’ feet,
and he will make me to walk upon mine high places.
To the chief singer on my stringed instruments.

Eph-6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood,
but against principalities,
against powers,
against the rulers of the darkness of this world,
against spiritual wickedness in high places.

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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